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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
United States districts, general government surveys.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
54
Obj Width cm:
73
Scale 1:
7,000,000
Note:
Color lithographed map. Shows states and territories, cities, forts, railroads, etc. Includes statistical tables and grid showing Wheeler survey map sheets.
Country:
United States
Subject:
U.S. Public Survey
Full Title:
Sketch indicating a distribution of the territorial domain of the United States into districts favorable to the operations of parties prosecuting general government surveys. Prepared under the direction of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1879. Originally devised January 1st 1875. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.031
Page No:
v. 1 opp. 436
Series No:
35
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:
2220031
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Sketch indicating a distribution of the territorial domain of the United States into…