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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Hamel, P.W.; Nell, Louis; Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Map, river and land parties, exploring Grand Canon of the Colorado.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
42
Obj Width cm:
42
Scale 1:
380,160
Note:
Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows drainage, roads, surveyors' routes & campsites, etc. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Reference:
Wheat 1292.
State/Province:
Arizona
Region:
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Full Title:
Map showing routes of the river and land parties engaged in exploring the Grand Canon of the Colorado. Under the command of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1871. P.W. Hamel and L. Nell, topographers. Issued Feb. 4th 1878. The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith., 30 & 41 Park Place, N.Y. Weyss, Thompson & Lang del. By order of the Honorable the Secretary of War. Under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (in upper margin:) United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.025
Page No:
v. 1 opp. 170
Series No:
29
Engraver or Printer:
Graphic Co. Photo-Lith.; Lang; 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:
2220025
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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