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Image of 1957.086.016 - Chart, Navigational

1957.086.016 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational chart entitled, "Re-Examination of the Outlet of the South Channel of the St. Clair River," that was compiled by Capt. J. N. Macomb, T.E. [Topographical Engineer], assisted by Lieut. J. W. Gunnison, T.E., and W. N. Hearding, C.E. [Civil Engineer]. The survey work is dated November, 1852, but a second note shows "Copy, Topl. Bureau, Nov. 17th, 1854." The chart is drawn at a scale of 1:15,840 (four inches = 1 mile) and shows the area at the outlets of the South Channel and Middle Channel of the St. Clair River which flow into Lake St. Clair. The chart is drawn in black ink on slightly yellowed paper and shows shorelines, water depths in feet, several depth contour lines, navigat

Image of 1957.086.017 - Chart, Navigational

1957.086.017 - Chart, Navigational

One chart entitled "Survey of the Mouth of Clinton River, Michigan" that was made by Capt. A. Canfield, U.S.T.E. (United States Topographical Engineers) who was assisted by J. F. Munro and J. Holcroft, Civil Engineers. The chart was drawn at a scale of 1 inch = 400 feet and is printed in black ink on white paper. It shows a simple topographical survey that covers about 4000 feet at the mouth of the Clinton River as it flows into Lake St. Clair. Survey information includes areas of rushes adjacent to the river, water depths in feet, depth contour lines, a lighthouse, and a cross-section detail. Small printed text in the upper right corner shows "Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1, 2nd Sess., 33rd Cong.

Image of 1957.086.018 - Chart, Navigational

1957.086.018 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Chart of St. Clair Flats Showing the Positions of Light House & Beacon Now in Course of Erection and the Channel Excavated in 1857 & 1858," that was prepared under the direction of Capt. W. W. Whipple of the Corps of Engineers. The survey was drawn by James T. Baker in October, 1852. Another note at the far right side of the chart shows "Copy, Bureau of Topl. Engrs., Nov. 10th, 1858" and is signed "J. C. Woodruff, Capt, Topl. Engrs., Asst. to Bureau." The chart is drawn at a scale of 3:16,000 and shows the area at the outlet of the South Pass (South Channel) of the St. Clair River which flows into Lake St. Clair. The chart is drawn in black ink on slightl

Image of 1959.328.005 - Chart, Navigational

1959.328.005 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Lake Superior," that was compiled and published by the Canadian Hydrographic Service. The polyconic projection is drawn at a scale of 1:547,160 and shows the entire lake area from Duluth, Minnesota, to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Land areas are shown in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue. Distances are given in statute miles. Soundings for lake depths are given in fathoms. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Major lighthouses along the shoreline are also noted.

Image of 1960.001.071 - Chart, Navigational

1960.001.071 - Chart, Navigational

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

Image of 1960.001.079 - Chart, Navigational

1960.001.079 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Lake Superior," that was compiled and published by the U. S. Lake Survey (War Department, Corps of Engineers). The polyconic projection is drawn at a scale of 1:500,000 and shows the entire lake area from Duluth, Minnesota, to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Land areas are shown in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue. Distances are given in statute miles. Soundings for lake depths are given in fathoms (white areas) and in feet (blue areas). Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Major lighthouses along the shoreline are also noted.

Image of 1960.001.090 - Chart, Navigational

1960.001.090 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "St. Clair River," that was compiled and published by the War Department, Corps of Engineers. The chart is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000 and shows the St. Clair River from the lower end of Lake Huron to the St. Clair Flats. Land areas are shown in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue. Distances are given in statute miles. Soundings for lake depths are given in feet. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Lighthouses and buoys are also noted.

Image of 1962.088.107 - Chart, Navigational

1962.088.107 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "General Chart of the Northern and Northwestern Lakes," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, War Department, Corps of Engineers. The chart (No. 0) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:1,200,000. It shows all of the Great Lakes region from Duluth, Minnesota, to Sorel, Quebec, on the St. Lawrence River. The chart details are printed in black and red on off-white linen. Lake areas show depth contour lines in fathoms. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Magnetic observation stations are marked in red along the U.S. and Canadian shorelines. Principal lighthouses are

Image of 2007.004.445 - Chart, Navigational

2007.004.445 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Coast Chart No. 3, Lake Huron, Tawas Harbor to Rogers [City], Michigan." The chart was prepared by the Corps of Engineers in 1922 with "Aids to Navigation Corrected from Information Received to March 4, 1927." It was drawn at a scale of 1:120,000 and covers the Michigan shoreline of Lake Huron from Tawas Bay up to Rogers City. Inset charts are included for Rogers City/Calcite, Alpena, and Tawas Bay. The chart includes information such as soundings in fathoms, shoreline details, lighthouses, lines of latitude and longitude, and sailing directions. The chart was printed in black ink on white paper and was published by the U. S. Lake Survey Office. Land ar

Image of 2007.004.446 - Chart, Navigational

2007.004.446 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Lake Michigan, Chart No. 7." The chart was prepared by the Corps of Engineers, U. S. Lake Survey in 1954. It was drawn at a scale of 1:500,000 and covers the entire length of Lake Michigan. The chart includes information such as soundings in fathoms, shoreline details, lighthouses, lines of latitude and longitude, and sailing directions. The chart was printed in black ink on white paper and was published by the U. S. Lake Survey Office. Land areas are colored pale yellow and shallow areas of the lake are colored light blue.

Image of 2013.042.041 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.041 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Chart of Detroit River" that was compiled and published as part of the Survey of the Northern and Northwestern Lakes (War Department, Corps of Engineers). It was "Projected from a Trigonometrical Survey executed under the orders of Major C. B. Comstock, Corps of Engineers." The chart is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000 and shows the Detroit River from Wind Mill Point at the lower end of Lake St. Clair down to Pointe Mouillée at the lower end of the river. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. River/lake areas are shown in white and pale green. Distances are given in statute miles. Soundings for lake depths are given in feet. Lines of latitude and longitude

Image of 2013.042.109 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.109 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "St. Clair River Including Foot of Lake Huron and St. Clair Flats Canal," that was compiled and published by the U. S. Lake Survey (War Department, Corps of Engineers). The chart is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000 and shows the St. Clair River from the lower end of Lake Huron to the St. Clair Flats. Land areas are shown in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue. Distances are given in statute miles. Soundings for lake depths are given in feet. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Lighthouses and buoys are also noted.

Image of 2013.042.229 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.229 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Chart of Detroit River" that was compiled and published as part of the Survey of the Northern and Northwestern Lakes (War Department, Corps of Engineers). The chart is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000. It shows the Detroit River from Wind Mill Point at the lower end of Lake St. Clair down to Pointe Mouillée at the lower end of the river. Land areas are pale yellow and are shaded in various textures based upon the type of land use. River and lake areas are shown in white or pale green depending upon water depths which are given in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Li

Image of 2013.042.230 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.230 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "St. Mary's River, Lake Munuscong to Sault Ste. Marie," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 62) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000. It shows the St. Mary's River from Sault Ste. Marie at the top of the chart down to Lake Munuscong at the bottom. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake and river areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational range markers. Lighthouses and bu

Image of 2013.042.231 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.231 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Lake Huron, Head of St. Clair River to Pte. Aux Barques, Mich., and to Port Albert, Ont.," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 51) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:120,000. It shows lower half of Lake Huron. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational range markers. Lighthouses and buoys are also noted. Enlarged inset charts are also s

Image of 2013.042.232 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.232 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "St. Clair River," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 43) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000. It shows the St. Clair River from the lower end of Lake Huron to the St. Clair Flats. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational range markers. Lighthouses and buoys are also noted. An enlarged inset chart is shown for the head of the ri

Image of 2013.042.348 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.348 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Detroit River," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 41) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:30,000. It shows the Detroit River from Windmill Point at the lower end of Lake St. Clair down to Pointe Mouillee on Lake Erie. The lower end of the river is shown in an inset map on the right side of chart. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigation

Image of 2013.042.349 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.349 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Lake Erie, Including the Waterways to Lakes Ontario and Huron," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 3) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:400,000. It shows all of Lake Erie as well as the lower end of Lake Huron, St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, Detroit River, and the southwest shore of Lake Ontario. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigati

Image of 2013.042.391 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.391 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "General Chart of the Great Lakes," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 0) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:1,200,000. It shows all of the Great Lakes region from Duluth, Minnesota, to Sorel, Quebec on the St. Lawrence River. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in fathoms. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Principal lighthouses are also noted.

Image of 2013.042.486 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.486 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Head of Green Bay and Entrance to Fox River, Wisconsin." The area was "Surveyed in 1845 by Capt. W. G. Williams and Lieut. J. W. Gunnison, Corps Topl. Engrs. [Topographical Engineers] with corrections to date by Lieut. W. F. Raynolds, Corps Topl. Engrs. under the orders of Capt. J. N. Macomb, Corps Topographical Engineers, 1853." The chart was drawn at a scale of 1:30,000 and covers about 3 miles of the Fox River and about 6 miles of the head of Green Bay. The towns of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Wisonsin, are shown. The chart includes information such as soundings in feet, lake bottom characteristics, lines of latitude and longitude, shoreline details, ro

Image of 2013.042.487 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.487 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Preliminary Chart of Eagle Harbor, Lake Superior." The chart was "Surveyed and drawn under the direction of Capt. J. N. Macomb, Topl. Engrs. [Topographical Engineers] by Lieut. W. F. Raynolds, Topl Engrs., Assisted by J. U. Mueller, D. F. Henry, and J. Wallace, 1855" with "Aids to navigation corrected to February 29, 1889." The chart was drawn at a scale of 1:5,000 and covers about 2 miles of the shoreline along Lake Superior in the vicinity of Eagle Harbor, Michigan. The town of Eagle Harbor is shown along with an inset drawing that shows the approach to the harbor. The chart includes information such as soundings in feet, lake bottom characteristics, l

Image of 2013.042.628 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.628 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Green Bay," that was probably compiled and drawn by a ship captain. The chart is hand-drawn in black ink on linen and shows the various islands at the north end of Green Bay, Wisconsin, as well as Little Bay de Noc, the City of Escanaba, and Big Bay de Noc on the south shore of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Shorelines are colored with a wide line of light blue ink. A compass rose is shown at the left side of the chart and shows that north is oriented toward the right side of the sheet. The chart shows island names, water depths, ship passage lines and course bearings. Areas of deep water and shoal water are also noted. Several lighthouses are shown o

Image of 2013.042.865 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.865 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "South End of Lake Huron, Including Head of St. Clair River," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. The chart (No. 511) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:15,000. It shows the southern end of Lake Huron from Lakeport, Michigan down to the head of the St. Clair River at Port Huron, Michigan, and Sarnia, Ontario. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational ra

Image of 2013.042.866 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.866 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "General Chart of the Northern and Northwestern Lakes, Including New York State Canals and Lake Champlain," that was compiled and published by the U.S. Lake Survey, War Department, Corps of Engineers. The chart (No. 0) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:1,200,000. It shows all of the Great Lakes region from Duluth, Minnesota, to Lake Champlain and the Hudson River in New York. General topographic details and notes are printed in black. Land areas are shaded pale yellow. Lake areas are shaded white or light blue depending upon water depth and also include contour lines for water depths in fathoms. Lines of latitude and longitude are sh

Image of 2013.042.867 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.867 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Straits of Mackinac, From Presque Isle, Lake Huron to Charlevoix, Lake Michigan," that was compiled and published as part of the Survey of the Northern and Northwestern Lakes (War Department, Corps of Engineers). The chart is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:120,000. It shows the Straits region including portions of Lakes Michigan and Huron as indicated in the chart title. Land areas are pale yellow and are shaded in various textures based upon the type of land use. River and lake areas are shown in white or pale green depending upon water depths which are given in feet and fathoms. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latit

Image of 2013.042.898 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.898 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "West End of Lake Superior, Little Girls Point, Mich., to Silver Bay, Minn., Including the Apostle Islands," that was compiled and published by the Army Corps of Engineers, U. S. Lake Survey. The chart (No. 96) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:120,000. It shows the west end of Lake Superior with the coverage area as indicated in the title. Inset charts are shown in the lower left corner area for Port Wing, Wisconsin; Cornucopia, Wisconsin; and Knife River, Minnesota. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute m

Image of 2013.042.900 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.900 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Straits of Mackinac," that was compiled and published by the Army Corps of Engineers, U. S. Lake Survey. The chart (No. 6) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:120,000. It shows the Straits region from Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan to Presque Isle Harbor on Lake Huron. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational range markers. Lighthouses and buoys are also noted. Printed text in the lower left cor

Image of 2013.042.901 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.901 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "St. Mary's River, Lake Munuscong to Sault Ste. Marie Including Lake George," that was published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Lake Survey Center The chart (No. 62) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000. It shows the St. Mary's River from Sault Ste. Marie at the top of the chart down to Lake Munuscong at the bottom. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake and river areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational

Image of 2013.042.902 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.902 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "St. Clair River," that was compiled and published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Lake Survey Center. The chart (No. 43) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:40,000. It shows the St. Clair River from the lower end of Lake Huron to the St. Clair Flats. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are shown along with navigational range markers. Lighthouses and buoys are also noted. An enlarged inset chart is

Image of 2013.042.903 - Chart, Navigational

2013.042.903 - Chart, Navigational

One navigational chart entitled, "Detroit River," that was compiled and published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Lake Survey Center. The chart (No. 41) is a polyconic projection and is drawn at a scale of 1:30,000. It shows the Detroit River from Windmill Point at the lower end of Lake St. Clair down to Pointe Mouillee on Lake Erie. The lower end of the river is shown in an inset map on the right side of chart. Land areas are shaded in pale yellow. Lake areas are shown in white and light blue depending upon water depths which are shown in feet. Distances are given in statute miles. Lines of latitude and longitude are shown in black. Course bearings are