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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1877
Short Title:
Topographical sketch, observatory site, Ogden, Utah.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
24
Obj Width cm:
30
Scale 1:
17,750
Note:
Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows fields, lots, buildings, and streets with names, etc. Includes profile.
Reference:
Moffat, R.M. Printed maps of Utah to 1900, 147.
State/Province:
Utah
City:
Ogden (Utah)
Full Title:
Topographical sketch showing observatory site and surroundings at Ogden, Utah. Surveyed 1877. Prepared under the direction of 1st Lt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engs., U.S. Army. Surveyed by Thompson & Weyss. Weyss & Lang del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers U.S. Army. (1877)
List No:
2220.043
Page No:
v. 2 pl. 2
Series No:
50
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:
2220043
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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Topographical sketch showing observatory site and surroundings at Ogden, Utah. Surv…