Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Hamel, P.W.
Attributed Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Cave Valley, Nevada.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
20
Obj Width cm:
25
Scale 1:
3,200
Note:
Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures. Vertical scale of plan ca. 1:1,589.
State/Province:
Nevada
Region:
Cave Valley (Nev.)
Subject:
Physical
Full Title:
Plan and section of cave in Cave Valley, Southeastern Nevada. Surveyed by P.W. Hamel, 1869. Drawn by Weyss & Thompson. The Graphic Co., N.Y. (1889)
List No:
2220.001
Page No:
v. 1 pl. I
Series No:
5
Engraver or Printer:
Graphic Co. Photo-Lith.; Thompson, Gilbert; Weyss, John E.
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:
2220001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Plan and section of cave in Cave Valley, Southeastern Nevada. Surveyed by P.W. Hame…