1852 Reconnaissance of the Western Coast of the United States from San Francisco to San Diego
By: U.S. Coast Survey
Date: 1852 (dated)
Dimensions: 22.75 x 22.75 inches (57.75 x 57.75 cm)
This is a striking coastal survey of the Pacific coast from San Francisco California south to San Diego. The most notable feature of this map is the 17 views of various locations along the coast. Also included in the map are various depths along the coast three compass roses and a section of text providing information on tides compass headings degrees of longitude and latitude directions from San Francisco to San Diego and notes concerning best times to sail suggested harbor entrances dangers along the way and locations to drop anchor. This map is the middle sheet of three that charts the entire west coast of the continental United States.
Condition: Map is in B+ condition with some paper toning along the folds and a few small edge tears and fold separations that have been repaired on the verso.
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