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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Marvine, Archibald Robertson, 1848-1876
Attributed Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1875
Short Title:
Geological sections Verde River-Gila River.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
24
Obj Width cm:
31
Scale 1:
506,880
Note:
Sepia toned lithographed sections. Contents: Sec. 1. From Verde river to the Little Colorado -- Sec. 2. From Little Colorado to Camp Apache -- Sec. 3. From Camp Apache to the Gila River. Geologic units shown: Archaean, granites, gneiss, diorites, schists; Partially metamorphosed; Tonto shales & sandstones; Red Wall limestone; Aubrey, cherty limestone & stratified sandstone, arenaceous shales; Triassic; Alluvium; Rhyolite-lava; Basaltic-lava.
State/Province:
Arizona
Full Title:
Geological sections from the Verde River to the Gila River, Arizona Ter. Along the route travelled by Party No. 2 of the Exploration of 1871. To accompany the report of Arch. R. Marvine. (1875)
List No:
2220.068
Page No:
v. 3 pl. IV
Series No:
77
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:
2220068
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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