The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
General Chart of Lake Huron, 1860


Description
Creator:
War Department, Corps of Engineers, Cartographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Charts
Inscriptions:
SURVEY OF THE NORTHERN AND NORTH WESTERN LAKES
Made in obedience to Acts of Congress and under the direction of
THE BUREAU OF TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEERS OF THE WAR DEPARTMENT
GENERAL CHART OF
LAKE HURON
Projected from trigonometrical Surveys under the orders of
Captain G. G. MEADE Topl Engrs.
and from other reliable information
1860
Scale 1 / 400,000
NOTE OF AUTHORITIES
That portion of the coast included between the St. Mary's River and the North End of Hammonds Bay is taken from the Chart of the Straits of Mackinac published in 1856. The rest of the coast of the United States and the coast of Canada from the head of the St. Clair River to Cape Ipperwash is reduced from the Surveys executed under the orders of Capt. G. G. MEADE Topl Engrs in 1857,8 & 9, excepting a portion of Saginaw Bay surveyed under the orders of Capt. J. N. MACOMB Topl Engrs in 1856. The coast of Canada from Cape Ipperwash to Cockburn Island is reduced from the British Admiralty Surveys of Capt. H.W. BAYFIELD R.N. adjusted to the U.S. Survey by astronomical observations made at Goderich & Cove Island in 1860 by Lieut. O.M. POE, Topl Engrs and Asst. Jas. Carr and made conformable to the present topographical features of the country by reconnaissances and information obtained from reliable sources.
The deep Soundings across the Lake and the Temperature Observations were made byLieut. W. P. SMITH Topl Engrs in 1860.
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Reduction for Engraving by J. U. Mueller, Assistant U.S.L.S.
Publisher:
Corps of Engineers, War Department
Place of Publication:
Washington, DC
Date of Publication:
1860
Map Scale:
1:400,000
Subject(s):
Collection:
NOAA
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.7501685137559 Longitude: -82.40526203125
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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General Chart of Lake Huron, 1860