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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Attributed Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Horizontal sketch from Tallac Peak, Cal.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
20
Obj Width cm:
23
Scale 1:
63,360
Note:
Black and white map. Relief shown by contours. Covers Tallac Peak, Devils Basin, Fallen Leaf Lake, Cascade Lake, Lake Gilmore, Emerald Bay, parts of Lake Tahoe, and Echo Lake, and surroundings. As pl. XXV in list of plates.
State/Province:
California
County:
El Dorado County (Calif.)
Region:
Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
Full Title:
Horizontal sketch from Tallac Peak, Cal. Occupied Oct. 14, 1876 by Party No. 2, Cal. Section. Inst. No. 160, Wurdemann. Mountain stations. Form 1. Horizontal sketch. (U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. 1889)
List No:
2220.026
Page No:
v. 1 opp. 353
Series No:
30
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:
2220026
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Horizontal sketch from Tallac Peak, Cal. Occupied Oct. 14, 1876 by Party No. 2, Cal…