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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1877
Short Title:
Pioche, Virginia City, Hughes, Colorado Springs, Labran, Trinidad.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
24
Obj Width cm:
32
Scale 1:
19,000
Note:
Six sepia tone lithographed maps. Show buildings, railroad, un-named streets, etc. Scale of Virginia City map ca. 1:37,000. Surveyed in 1873; Colorado Springs in 1873-1876.
State/Province:
Colorado; Nevada
City:
Pioche (Nev.); Virginia City (Nev.)
Full Title:
Sketch of Pioche, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument and meridian marks. Sketch of Virginia City, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Hughes, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Sketch of Colorado Springs, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Labran, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Sketch of Trinidad, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument. Expeditions of 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875 & 1876, under the command of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. George D. Clarke, del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (1877)
List No:
2220.046
Page No:
v. 2 pl. 5
Series No:
53
Engraver or Printer:
Clarke, George D.; Graphic Co. Photo-Lith.
Publication Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army ... In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas.
Pub Reference:
Wheat v. 5, p 338-342; Karrow "George M. Wheeler ..." in Koepp Exploration and Mapping of the American West.
Pub Note:
These seven text volumes were published from 1875 to 1889. They consist the final, monumental report of Wheeler's Survey. The first volume, Geographical Report, contains much valuable information on the general history of western U.S. mapping and specific details on the sources of the Survey's map sheets. The Topographic and Geologic Atlas were issued separately. Bound in linen with title, date, volume number and topic on the spine.
Pub List No:
2220.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
27
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
2220046
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Sketch of Pioche, Nevada showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark…