Glantz, Dale A.

Bathymetry and landmarks La Jolla, San Diego, California

Bathymetry and landmarks La Jolla, San Diego, California. Dale's Ink.

DESCRIPTION: Original privately-published chart of the La Jolla coast. The most easily attainable chart of La Jolla, California from 1985 to combine bathymetry data from the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey with pictorial images of the landmarks and data regarding coverage of the kelp beds offshore. Designed, printed, and copyrighted 1985 by Dale A. Glanz d.b.a. Daleʾs Ink. Detailed countour intervals of one fathom (six feet). No copies in AMPR or online; limited institutional holding.

From 1978 to 2005 Dale Glanz is reported to have been employed by Kelco (now ISP Alginates) as Operations Manager/Senior Marine Biologist. Kelco began near San Diego in the late 1920s, harvesting brown seaweed, or kelp, and extracting the algin that is used in countless pharmaceutical, household and food products.

Shows notable landmarks that could be used to relate one's position to the bathymetry on the chart. Landmarks include a "copper roof mansion", the La Jolla Shores Lifeguard Station, the Summer House Inn, Seville Condominium, Sea World Tower, and Islandia House. Beaches shown include Ocean Beach, Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Casa Beach, Windandsea Beach. Other noted features include Seal Rock, The Cove, Kellogg Park, Whale View Point, La Jolla Hermosa Park, and the Crystal Pier.

Shows the La Jolla Canyon and the Scripps Canyon that terminate just offshore of the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Shading denotes areas with an overlaying canopy of kelp.

CREATOR: Glantz, Dale A.



BODY OF WATER: Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: Very good.  Clean and bright on 1980's paper. Rolled, no folds. Verso blank.



SIZE: 16 " x 24 "


PRICE: $375


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