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Catalog Number MAP-SC.11
Object Name map, chart
Scope & Content map; navigation; chart

REMARKS:This navigation chart shows the path of an expedition commanded by Charles Wilkes. The boats were, Vincennes Track, the Peacock, the Porpoise, the Flying Fish, the Oregon, and the Relief. The chart shows the velocity of the ocean currents and the direction of the winds through color codes.
Title Shewing the Tracks of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1838,39,40,41, and 42; Chart of the World
Collection ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS
Accession number L.991.3