Description: Digitization provided by the USF Libraries Digitization Center. Rare Maps. This is a hand colored map with a view to the construction of a ship canal from the St. Marys River to the Gulf of Mexico circa 1879. There is also a "Profile On Line of Proposed Ship Canal" below. There is also a note from Leut. Col. of Engineers Q. A. Gillmore who was the surveyor. Section Township Range (STR) is shown. Measurements.Dimensions: 35 x 76 cm., on sheet 41 x 79 cm. Measurements.Resolution: Scale [ca. 1:405,500]. Source: S. L. Freemont, (New York, NY: United States Army: Corps of Engineers, 1879) Map Credit: Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of South Florida.