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tanks, elevations, springs, intermittent streams, rivers, creeks, towns, Mexican
border, with names of adjoining published sheets in the margin. On the reverse
side of the map is "Description of the Topographic Map of the United States"
and a legend of "Conventional Signs." Scale: 1/125,ooo or 21/ inches-5 miles or
11/2 inches-5 kilometers. Size: 171/ inches x 15 inches.
1896 Texas (Presidio County) Shafter Sheet #1856
"United States Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. Henry Gannett,
Chief Topographer. E. M. Douglas, Topographer in charge. Triangulation by C. F.
Urquhart. Topography by C. C. Bassett and C. B. Green. Surveyed in 1895. Edition
of December 1896. Reprinted November 19o6. Contour interval one hundred feet.
Datum is mean sea level." In printed colors the map shows towns, roads, mines,
mountains, elevations, ranches, Mexican boundary, buildings, hills, trails, inter-
mittent streams, canyons, and springs. On the reverse side of the map is "Descrip-
tion of the Topographic Map of the United States" and a legend of "Conventional
Signs." Scale: 1/125,0oo or 21/ inches-5 miles or 11I inches-5 kilometers. Size:
171/ inches x 15 inches.
[1897?] Map of the Texas and Pacific Railway #404E
Connections
Map shows Texas and surrounding states, towns, rivers, mountains, and railroad
lines. Printed in colors. One copy and one photostat. Size: 23 inches x 18 inches.
1897 Texas, Brackett Quadrangle # 1870
"United States Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. Henry Gannett,
Chief Topographer. Triangulation by C. F. Urquhart and H. L. Baldwin, Jr.
Topography by T. M. Bannon, E. L. McLong and C. B. Green. Surveyed in 1891
and 1895. Edition of May 1897. Engraved September 1896 by United States Geo-
logical Survey. Contour interval fifty feet. Datum is mean sea level." In printed
colors the map shows towns, roads, railroads, rivers, creeks, streams, buildings,
settlements, hollows, valleys, ranches, McKenzie [sic] Trail, water holes, mountains,
elevations, triangulation stations, and dams for most of Kinney County and parts
of Uvalde, Zavala and Maverick counties. Legend is printed in the margin. On
the reverse side is "Description of the Topographic Map of the United States."
Scale: 1/125,ooo or 21/ inches- miles or 11/ inches-5 kilometers. Size: 172 inches
x 15 inches.
1897 Texas, Brackett Quadrangle #1724
"United States Geological Survey, Charles D. Walcott, Director. Henry Gannett,
Chief Topographer. Triangulation by C. F. Urquhart and H. L. Baldwin, Jr.
Topography by T. M. Bannon, E. L. McLong and C. B. Green. Surveyed in 1891
and 1895. Edition of May 1897. Engraved September 1896 by United States Geo-
logical Survey. Contour interval fifty feet. Datum is mean sea level." There is a
legend for triangulation stations, dams, railroads, roads, buildings, towns, villages,
reservoirs, intermittent streams, creeks, rivers, contours, and elevations; the map
also shows ranches, mountains, canyons, valleys, and hollows for most of Kinney
County and parts of Uvalde, Maverick, and Zavala counties, with names of
adjoining sheets in the margins. Scale: 1/125,000 or 21/ inches-5 miles or 11/
inches-5 kilometers. Size: 171/ inches x 151/4 inches.

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