Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Attributed Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Grand Canon near Kanab Wash.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
25
Obj Width cm:
15
Note:
Sepia tone lithographed view. "... redrawn from a photograph taken in 1872 ... and shows some of the pecularities of the erosion and the number of beds that make up the plateau system at this locality."-- v. 1, p. 168.
State/Province:
Arizona
Region:
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Full Title:
Grand Canon of the Colorado River, near mouth of the Kanab Wash, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.022
Page No:
v. 1 pl. XXII
Series No:
26
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:
2220022
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Grand Canon of the Colorado River, near mouth of the Kanab Wash, looking east. 1872…