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Whale chart preliminary sketch

Author(s)
Description
Shows whale fishing locations for four species by season. Relief shown pictorially. "Published at the National Observatory by authority of Commo. L. Warrington, Chief Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography." "Series F." The whale chart was released as series F a part of Maury's "Wind and current charts", series A-F. For complete discussion, see "The wind and current chart series produced by Matthew Fontaine Maury," by Marc I. Pinsel, in Navigation : Journal of the Institute of Navigation, v. 28, no. 2 (Summer, 1981), p. 123-137. Includes notes. In upper left margin: 78.
Publisher
Washington, D.C. : National Observatory, 1851 (N. York : Lith. of Wm. Endicott & Co.)
Subject(s)
Whales—Maps, Whaling—Maps, Sperm whale—Maps, and Right whales—Maps
Held by
Princeton
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