Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Whitney Peak, highest of the Sierra Nevada, near head of Kern River, Cala. Called also Fisherman's Peak. 1875. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)

Collection: 
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Attributed Author: 
Cowles, William A.; Wheeler, G.M.
Date: 
1889
Short Title: 
Whitney Peak.
Publisher: 
U.S. Washington
Type: 
View
Obj Height cm: 
19
Obj Width cm: 
22
Note: 
Sepia tone lithographed view. "... taken by Mr. William A. Cowles, September 22, 1875, from the summit of the peak ..."-- v. 1, p. 97.
State/Province: 
California
Region: 
Whitney, Mount (Calif.)
Full Title: 
Whitney Peak, highest of the Sierra Nevada, near head of Kern River, Cala. Called also Fisherman's Peak. 1875. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No: 
2220.015
Page No: 
v. 1 pl. XV
Series No: 
19
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: 
2220015
Institution: 
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement: 
Copyright 2007
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