"San Diego Entrance and Approaches [on sheet with] General Sketch of San Diego Bay and Los Coronados", U.S. Coast Survey
Subject: California, San Diego
Period: 1853 (dated)
Color: Black & White
13 x 11.5 inches
33 x 29.2 cm
An important, early San Diego nautical map. Two-thirds of the plate is taken up by a chart of Point Loma and part of North Island; the remainder is a sketch chart of the entire Bay plus approaches from as far south as the Coronado Islands. Sailing directions, light houses, soundings, and topographical features are illustrated and noted. The site of a proposed lighthouse lies off Point Loma.
References: Guthorn pp. 186-87.
Folded as issued with faint toning along a fold.