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Wheeler, G.M.
Title Page: Topographical at …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Title Page to) Topographical Atlas Projected To Illustrate United States Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian Of Longitude Prosecuted In Accordance With Acts Of Congress Under The Authority Of The Honorable The Secretary Of War, And The Direction Of Brig. Genl. A.A. Humphreys, Chief Of Engineers, U.S. Army. Embracing Results Of the Different Expeditions Under The Command Of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps Of Engineers. Julius Bien, lith.
Note Signed by Ovando Hollister.
Wheeler, G.M.
Title Page: Geological atlas …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Title Page to) Geological Atlas Projected To Illustrate Geographical Explorations And Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian Of Longitude Prosecuted In Accordance With Acts Of Congress Under The Authority Of The Honorable The Secretary Of War, And The Direction Of Brig. Genl. A.A. Humphreys, Chief Of Engineers, U.S. Army. Embracing Results Of the Different Expeditions Under The Command Of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps Of Engineers. Julius Bien, lith.
Note Signed by Ovando Hollister.
Wheeler, G.M.
Cover: Topographical atlas.
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Cover to) War Department Corps of Engineers. U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The One-Hundredth Meridian. Topographical Atlas. Wheeler. 1878.
Wheeler, G.M.
Cover: Geographical Explorat …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Cover to) Geographical Explorations And Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. Geological Atlas. Wheeler. 1874.
Wheeler, G.M.
Legend. West Of the One-Hund …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Legend. West Of the One-Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, & 1873. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. Geographical Explorations & Surveys.
Note Explanation of meridians, scale, expeditions, projections, and officers and civilian assistants on each expedition.
Wheeler, G.M.
Skeleton Map Of the Territor …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Skeleton Map Of the Territory of the United States west of the Mississippi River Exhibiting the Relations Existing Between Lines And Areas Of Explorations & Surveys Conducted under the auspices of the War Dept. Giving the area of the public domain lying west of the 100th Meridian Of Longitude With an index illustration of a series of Atlas Maps. Proposed to be constructed on a scale of 1 inch to 8 m. Engineer Department U.S. Army. U.S: Engineer Office, Washington D.C. Louis Nell Del. Am. Photo-lithographic Co. N.Y. (Osborne's Process) Prepared to accompany the "Preliminary & Progress Report" concerning the "Expedition of 1872 & 1873." Explorations And Surveys West Of The One-Hundredth Meridian.
Note Outline map with lines of expeditions in red with surveyor and date given. Forts depicted with red flags. Areas of surveillance shown by hatches.
Wheeler, G.M.
Conventional Signs. West Of …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Conventional Signs. West Of The One-Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873 & 1874. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. Geographical Explorations & Surveys.
Note Signs include population centers, transportation routes, boundaries, and topographic features. Topography in crayon.
Wheeler, G.M.
Conventional Signs For Trian …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Conventional Signs For Triangulation Outline And Topographical Plots Of Atlas Sheets. West Of The 100th Meridian. Expeditions - Under the Command of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys.
Note Includes astronomical and triangulation stations, camps and meander lines, distances, triangulation, topography (in contours), altitude symbols, magnetic variation, lettering and mines.
Wheeler, G.M.
Map Showing The General Topo …
1874
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Map Showing The General Topographical Features Of The Territory Of The United States West of the Mississippi River To Accompany Atlas Of Geographical Explorations And Surveys, West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. 1874. West Of the One-Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872 & 1873. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. Geographical Explorations And Surveys.
Note Index map with outline of included maps by numbers in blue. Note center bottom states: "Reduced from the Western Territory Map as a basis with certain additions. When revised and corrected to date it will appear as a sheet of the Topographical Atlas." Topography in crayon. Light brown tint.
Wheeler, G.M.
Progress Map Of Lines And Ar …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Progress Map Of Lines And Areas Of Explorations And Surveys Conducted Under The Auspices Of The War Department Giving The Area Of The Public Domain Lying West Of The 100th Meridian Of Longitude With An Index Illustration Of A Series Of Atlas Maps Prepared Under The Direction Of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. N. Peters., Photo-Lithographer, Washington, D.C. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872 & 1873. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. Geographical & Geological Explorations & Surveys. War Department, Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in blue, routes and astronomical stations in red. Survey expeditions by year marked in gray scale.
Wheeler, G.M.
Progress Map Of Lines And Ar …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Progress Map Of Lines And Areas Of Explorations And Surveys Conducted Under The Auspices Of The War Department Giving The Area Of The Public Domain Lying West Of The 100th Meridian Of Longitude With An Index Illustration Of A Series Of Atlas Maps Prepared Under The Direction Of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers. Louis Nell del. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872 & 1873. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. Geographical & Geological Explorations & Surveys. War Department, Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in blue, routes and astronomical stations in red. Survey expeditions by year marked in gray scale.
Wheeler, G.M.
1875. Progress Map Of The Ge …
1875
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1875 Progress Map Of The Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the annual report of 1st Lieut. George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873 & 1874. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. Geographical Explorations & Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in blue, routes and astronomical stations in red. Survey expeditions by year marked in brown scale.
Wheeler, G.M.
1876. Progress Map Of The U. …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1876. Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the annual report of 1st Lieut. George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874 & 1875. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army, in Charge. U.S. Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in blue, routes and astronomical stations in red. Survey expeditions by year marked in brown scale.
Wheeler, G.M.
1878. Progress Map Of The U. …
1878
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1878 Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the annual report of 1st Lieut. George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army, in charge. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876 & 1877. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. United States Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in gold, routes and astronomical stations in pink. Survey expeditions by year marked in brown scale.
Wheeler, G.M.
1878. Progress Map Of The U. …
1878
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1878, Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the special report of 1st Lieut. George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army. To Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. in response to resolution of House of Representatives, March 8th 1878. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876 & 1877. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. U.S. Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in gold, routes in pink and astronomical stations in pink. Atlas sheets published in gray. Maps in course of preparation in green.
Wheeler, G.M.
1878. Progress Map Of The U. …
1879
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1879. Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the Annual report of Captain George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1879. 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, in charge. United States Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in gold, routes and astronomical stations in pink. Atlas sheets published and in course of preparation in tan tints.
Wheeler, G.M.
1880. Progress Map Of The U. …
1880
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1880. Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the Annual report of Captain George M. Wheeler Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1879. Captain Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army in charge. United States Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in brown, routes and astronomical stations in red. Areas published in green, areas unpublished in blue or gold, areas embraced by 40th Parallel Survey in blue stripe.
Wheeler, G.M.
1882. Progress Map Of The U. …
1882
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title 1882. Progress Map Of The U.S. Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian. To accompany the Annual report of 1st Lieut. M.M. Macomb 4th Artillery U.S. Army. In charge of office. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878 & 1879. Captain Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps Of Engineers, U.S. Army in Charge. United States Geographical Surveys.
Note Index areas to atlas maps in gold, routes and astronomical stations in red. Areas published in green, areas to be issued in blue or gold, areas embraced by 40th Parallel Survey in blue stripe.
Wheeler, G.M.
Map Of The Areas Of Drainage …
1873
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Map Of The Areas Of Drainage To The Atlantic And Pacific Oceans And Of The Interior Basins Of The Territory Of The United States West of the Mississippi River. Louis Nell del. West Of The One Hundredth Meridian. Seasons of 1869, 1871, 1872 and 1873. 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, in charge. Geographical & Geological Explorations & Surveys. War Department Corps Of Engineers. U.S. Army.
Note River basins in tint. A map of the same subject (P1281-38) covers the years 1869-1874.
Wheeler, G.M.
Composite: Topographical Atl …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Composite map of) All Wheeler Topographical Atlas Sheets
Note Composite map of all the Wheeler topographical sheets with the exception of two which are land classification sheets because the topographical sheets for those areas are not in the Rumsey Collection. The map images are projected in GIS on a conic projection with the central meridian at 111 degrees west - matching the orginal projection of the Wheeler Survey. The index sheet composite shows all the sheet names and dates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Composite: Index to Topograp …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Composite map of) Index to all Wheeler Topographical Atlas Sheets
Note Index composite map of all the Wheeler topographical sheets with the exception of two which are land classification sheets because the topographical sheets for those areas are not in the Rumsey Collection. The map images are projected in GIS on a conic projection with the central meridian at 111 degrees west - matching the orginal projection of the Wheeler Survey. The index sheet composite shows all the sheet names and dates. The index sheet is at lower resolution.
Wheeler, G.M.
Composite: Geological Atlas …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Composite map of) All Wheeler Geological Atlas Sheets
Note Composite map of all the Wheeler geological sheets. The map images are projected in GIS on a conic projection with the central meridian at 111 degrees west - matching the orginal projection of the Wheeler Survey. The index sheet composite shows all the sheet names and dates.
Wheeler, G.M.
Composite: Index to Geologic …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Composite map of) Index of all Wheeler Geological Atlas Sheets
Note Composite index map of all the Wheeler geological sheets. The map images are projected in GIS on a conic projection with the central meridian at 111 degrees west - matching the orginal projection of the Wheeler Survey. The index sheet composite shows all the sheet names and dates, at a lower resolution.
Wheeler, G.M.
Composite: Land Classificati …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Composite map of) All Wheeler Land Classification Atlas Sheets
Note Composite map of all the Wheeler land classification sheets. The map images are projected in GIS on a conic projection with the central meridian at 111 degrees west - matching the orginal projection of the Wheeler Survey. The index sheet composite shows all the sheet names and dates, at a lower resolution.
Wheeler, G.M.
Composite: Index to Land Cla …
1876
National Atlas
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title (Composite map of) Index of all Wheeler Land Classification Atlas Sheets
Note Composite index map of all the Wheeler land classification sheets. The map images are projected in GIS on a conic projection with the central meridian at 111 degrees west - matching the orginal projection of the Wheeler Survey. The index sheet composite shows all the sheet names and dates, at a lower resolution.
King, Clarence
Cordilleras.
1876
Geologic Atlas
Authors King, Clarence
Full Title Cordilleras.
Note Map in what came to be known as "plastic shading." The development of halftone lithography made this technique possible. The technique depicts surface features by brush shading rather than the more conventional hachuring. The map is in brown tones with the index maps highlighted in red.
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