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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Attributed Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Grand Canon near Paria Creek.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
25
Obj Width cm:
15
Note:
Sepia tone lithographed view. "... gives an illustration of the verticality of the lower or first wall above the bed of the river, as also the carving of its surface at Paria Creek. A part of the summit of an irregular plateau appears in the distance."-- v. 1, p. 168.
State/Province:
Arizona
Region:
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Full Title:
Grand Canon of the Colorado, near Paria Creek, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.023
Page No:
v. 1 pl. XXIII
Series No:
27
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:
2220023
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Grand Canon of the Colorado, near Paria Creek, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographic…