The coast mappers

Title The coast mappers
Names Morrison, Taylor.
Book Number BR015775
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Tells how George Davidson and other scientists hired by the U.S. Coast Survey in the mid-1800s created nautical charts of California, Oregon, and Washington. Describes their hardships: perilous cliffs, harsh winters, and tense relations with local Indians. Explains surveying techniques and copperplate printing. For grades 4-7. 2004.
Local Subject Geography - GOG
Juvenile Book - JU
Travel & Geography - TRA
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Sciences - SCI
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Geology & Earth Sciences - GEO
Sea Stories - SEA
Technology & Computers - TEC
Historical Fiction - 19th Century - HIN
Braille Book Review, Jan-Feb 2006 - B106
Audience Notes For grades 4-7.
LC Subject Cartography - Pacific Coast (U.S.) - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Surveying - Pacific Coast (U.S.) - History - 19th century - Juvenile literature
Pacific Coast (U.S.) - Maps - Juvenile literature
Call Number j623.89297 JNF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2004 (American Printing House for the Blind, transcribing agency. American Printing House for the Blind, distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York : Houghton Mifflin, c2004.
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