Reports and Charts of the Cruise of the U.S. Brig Dolphin. disbound.

By: LEE, S.P., Lieutenant U.S. NAVY.

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LEE, S.P., Lieutenant. Reports and Charts of the Cruise of the U.S. Brig Dolphin , made under direction of the Navy Department. Washington, D.C.: Beverley Tucker, Printer to the Senate, 1854. Pp 331, 15 folded charts, 1 largefolding map. 8vo, disbound. 33d Congress; 1st Session: Senate: Executive, No.59. Myron Smith, American Navy 1789-1860, 3846. A detailed account of a cruise in the Atlantic undertaken specifically to examine both the accuracyand efficacy of Matthew Fontaine Maury's oceanographic and meteorological data as outlined in his 1847 "Wind and Current Chart of the North Atlantic". Maury's The Physical Geography of the Sea was first published the year after this report, revolutionizing deep water navigation. Disbound, tear to large map, else vg. 200.00

Title: Reports and Charts of the Cruise of the U.S. Brig Dolphin. disbound.

Author Name: LEE, S.P., Lieutenant U.S. NAVY.

Categories: 68,

Publisher: 1854,:

Seller ID: 34036

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL EXPLORATION UNITED STATES ATLANTIC AMERICAN NAVY USN HISTORY BRAZIL,