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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Sketch, surveys of the public lands, military topographical and geographical surveys west of the Mississippi.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
83
Obj Width cm:
113
Scale 1:
3,000,000
Note:
Color lithographed map. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows railroad surveys, Indian and military reservations, etc. Printed on 2 sheets, joined.
Country:
United States
State/Province:
U.S. West
Subject:
U.S. Public Survey
Full Title:
Sketch indicating the advancement of the surveys of the public lands and the military topographical and geographical surveys west of the Mississippi. Prepared under the direction of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers U.S. Army. 1879. (1889)
List No:
2220.030
Page No:
v. 1 opp. 412
Series No:
34
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:
2220030
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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