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Surveying Cape Cod & The Islands    1881
US Coast and Geodetic Survey

Shows the triangultion network used for accurate mapping

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Surveying Cape Cod & The Islands

This map is an excerpt from "Sketch A Showing the Progress of the Survey in Section No. 1 from 1844 to 1881"

Detail of Surveying Cape Cod & The Islands    1881

Detail of Map near Martha's Vineyard 

Here we see the sight lines and control points used by the US Coast and Geodetic Survey as the accurate mapping of the seacoast and interior of Massachusetts was progressing.
This was to improve upon the original 1844 surveys by Simon Borden.

 
To see a more detailed copy of the map click or on the maps above. The images you will see are low-resolution for web viewing, but you can see the extent of the road network in your town.
 


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