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Plan of The Narrows, shewing the channel, shoal, depth of water, and the several battery's proposed on each side to prevent an enemy's sailing up to New York

Metadata

Date

[1776?]

Scale

Scale 1:6,000

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Fortification--New York (State)--New York--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Narrows (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • New York (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • The Narrows
  • United States
Extent

1 manuscript map : hand color, 50 x 73 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • Has watermarks.
  • Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Includes "Explanation."