New York State Canals


WWII-era coast survey of Cayuga and Seneca Lakes in New York.

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This detailed chart shows the outlines of Cayuga and Seneca Lakes in western New York and includes inset plans of Ithaca and Watkins Glen. The route of the Cayuga–Seneca Canal can be seen between Seneca Falls and Geneva, with the locations of lighthouses and buoys noted according to the legend below the title.

Depth soundings are provided throughout, with blue tint noting areas of depth twelve feet and less. Topography is depicted in contour and geographic features, and local industries, and county borders are labeled. The map was published by the U.S. Lake Survey Office in October of 1942.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1942

Author: U.S. War Department

Sheet Width (in): 33.75

Sheet Height (in): 48

Condition: B+

Condition Description: One 5" tear in the upper center enters the neatline by about an inch and there is moderate wear and spotting visible in several areas in the margins. One streak from a damp stain in the upper left. A bit of extraneous creasing where previously folded and one or two spots within the image, but overall in very good condition.


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