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Catalog Number 1960.001.071
Object Name Chart, Navigational
Title Huron Bay and Huron Islands, Lake Superior
Scope & Content One navigational chart entitled, "Huron Bay and Huron Islands, Lake Superior." The area was surveyed "under the direction of Brvt. Brig. Genl. W. F. Raynolds" and was published in 1869. The chart was drawn at a scale of 1:30,000 and covers about 50 miles along the north shore of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in Baraga and Marquette Counties. The chart shows information such as soundings in feet, lake bottom characteristics, shoreline details, lighthouses, lines of latitude/longitude, and sailing directions. The chart was printed in black ink on white paper and was published by the Corps of Engineers. An adhesive label near the lower left corner shows "Detroit, Mar. 5th, 1884, Presented to the Tug, Chas. E. Bird."
Date 1884
People Raynolds, W.A.
Publisher Corps of Engineers
Extent of Description 45.75" x 27"
Collection Maritime
Search Terms Lake Superior
Nautical Charts
Huron Bay
Huron Islands
Huron River
Corps of Engineers
Charles E. Bird