Historical Maps

Map Title and Descriptionsort icon Author Date
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Capitola 15 minute Quadrangle

Historic topographic map showing Moss Landing, Elkhorn Slough, Old Salinas River Channel, Castroville and surrounding areas.

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United State Geological Survey 1914
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County Road Map of County of Monterey

Map showing highway alignment along with hydrologic features (including marsh areas), cities/towns and rancho boundaries.

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Cozzens, H.F. 1934
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Gonzales 15 minute Quadrangle

Historic topographic map showing the southeastern corner of the Gabilan Watershed, particularly the upper portion of the Alisal Creek drainage;...Read More

United State Geological Survey 1921
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Hollister 15 minute Quadrangle

Historic topographic map showing the very northeastern corner of the Gabilan Watershed, particularly Towne Creek. Also shows the town of...Read More

United State Geological Survey 1921
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Map of Drainage Areas In The Vicinity of Salinas, Calif.

Map of the major drainages in the Gabilan Watershed including the chain of lakes from Smith Lake down to Old Salinas River Channel, adjacent...Read More

Lou G. Hare, Civil Engineer 1906
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Map of Monterey County

County map showing hydrologic features, ranch boundaries, towns, and property lots.

Note: This copy is a photograph of large wall map at...Read More

Cox, St. J. 1877
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Map of Monterey County

Map showing highways, hydrologic features (including marsh areas), cities/towns, and rancho boundaries.

Note: Photograph of corner of large...Read More

Cozzens, H.F. 1940
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Monterey 15 minute Quadrangle

Historic topographic map of lower Carmel Valley, City of  Monterey, Seaside, western edge of Fort Ord, Marina, and the Salinas River...Read More

United State Geological Survey 1913
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Monterey Bay Salinas River Southward: Revision of Topography

Coast and geodetic survey showing the Salinas River Lagoon, Old Salinas River Channel, and lower reaches of Tembladero Slough. ...Read More

Department of Commerce and Labor 1910
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Mouth of the Salinas River (unofficial title)

A survey map showing the Salinas River Lagoon, the Old Salinas River channel and lower reach of Tembladero Slough and surrounding areas.

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Hermann A.T. 1879