Saturday, May 4, 2024

Nautical chart of Boston harbor (1775)

Made circa 1775, this nautical chart of Boston Harbor shows coastlines in detail, navigational hazards like sandbanks, & depths by soundings, but almost no place names. 
Can you find your way around?
see LOC
The finest 18th-century chart of Boston Harbor, from “The Atlantic Neptune” 
1867 U. S. Coast Survey Nautical Chart or Maritime Map of Boston Harbor 
siource : Geographicus
NOAA 1932
Visualization of NOAA nautical raster chart with the GeoGarage platform


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