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 US Coast Survey:  San Diego Entrance and Approaches . . . 1853

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Title: San Diego Entrance and Approaches . . . 1853

Map Maker:  US Coast Survey

Place / Date: Washington / 1853

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 13 x 12 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $175.00

Inventory ID: 48282


Decorative example of the second edition of the US Coast Survey's First mapping of San Diego.

This first edition can be distinguished from the second edition by the addition of the official seal of the US Coast Survey in the left of the map on the second edition.

The plan of the harbor covers the area from Point Loma and La Playa in the west to Shelter Island, with extensive soundings taken. Point Loma, Balast Point, La Playa, an Observatory, ship wreck and various buoys are noted. Larger inset diagram shows the entire bay. Extensive sailing notes in the upper left corner. One of the earliest obtainable maps of San Diego.   

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