C No. 2 – Preliminary Chart of the Seacoast of Virginia From Gargathy Inlet to Gr. Machipongo Inlet – 1853
This black and white, antique coastal survey was made for the United States Coast Survey. The surveys provide depth readings and notes on important coastal characteristics of the area mapped. The names of harbors, rivers, islands, light houses, channels, shoals, capes, inlets, and coastal towns are identified on the map. These charts show areas that have likely undergone significant changes due to modifications and recessions of coastal lands, making them fascinating to anyone interested in local geography and history. Note: Age toning around the folds in these maps is quite common. Map is sold folded as issued.
Condition: Very Good , age toning and minor tears at folds
Map Maker: US Coast Survey Office (US Government)
Coloring: Black and White