Saturday, January 16, 2010

A Chart of Nantucket Shoals

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This chart indicates the shoal water nearby the Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard Islands in the years prior to the Civil War. The area was surveyed by Captain Paul Pinkham. The color scheme is:

Light Blue -- Shoal Water;
Dark Blue -- Deep Water;
Light Green -- Land.

The map encompasses the area from the Elizabeth Islands to the Sandy Point of Monomoy,

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