The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Division 4. Survey of a portion of the River St. Lawrence between Pointe au Diable and Pointe au Moulin, including the Cedar Rapids.


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Charts
Description:
Map 4 from "Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain"
Inscriptions:
Notes
Soundings are marked in tenths of feet and been reduced to ordinary summer low water as determined by the Bench Mark on Pig Island, Coteau Rapids, first established by Mr. James Stewart

Soundings were taken with poles of different lengths, a cross over the figure (as 17) signifies that with a pole of the corresponding length no bottom was found.

The Brown tint indicates shoals covered with less than thirteen feet water and the light red tint indicates obstructions which might have to be removed out of the channel to make it two hundred feet wide, and deep enough for vessels drawing ten feet.

The outlines of the Islands and Shores have been only sketched.

The line dotted (thus ..... ) indicates the different channels which have been surveyed, and to which reference is made in the report.

Date of Publication:
1854
Map Scale:
9 chains = 1 inch
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.2857573212276 Longitude: -74.0876770019531
Donor:
Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston
Creative Commons licence:
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Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain: Laid before the Legislative Assembly during the 2nd Session, 5th Parliament, 1856, Map 4 Survey of a portion of the River St. Lawrence between Pointe au Diable and Pointe au Moulin, including the Cedar Rapids.
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Division 4. Survey of a portion of the River St. Lawrence between Pointe au Diable and Pointe au Moulin, including the Cedar Rapids.
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Division 4. Survey of a portion of the River St. Lawrence between Pointe au Diable and Pointe au Moulin, including the Cedar Rapids.


Map 4 from "Maps, Reports, Estimates, &c., Relative to Improvements of the Navigation of the River St. Lawrence; and a Proposed Canal Connecting the River St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain"