Geological Map from the Red River to the Rio Grande

Description:

Geological Map from the Red River to the Rio Grande. The map shows topographical data and bodies of water. Printed in the top left hand corner is, "U.S. Pacific Rail Road Exploration & Survey, War Department Geological Map of the Route explored by Capt. Jno. POPE Corps. of Top. Eng. Near the 32nd Parallel of North Latitude, 1854, from the Red River to the Rio Grande. Prepared in the Office of Pacific Rail Road Exploration & Survey, War Department. By William P. Blake."

Creator(s): Pope, John and Blake, William P.
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1861  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Usage:
Total Uses: 280
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: U.S. Government
Publisher Info: 1855-1861
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1861
  • Digitized: May 6, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
1855-1861  
Description:

Geological Map from the Red River to the Rio Grande. The map shows topographical data and bodies of water. Printed in the top left hand corner is, "U.S. Pacific Rail Road Exploration & Survey, War Department Geological Map of the Route explored by Capt. Jno. POPE Corps. of Top. Eng. Near the 32nd Parallel of North Latitude, 1854, from the Red River to the Rio Grande. Prepared in the Office of Pacific Rail Road Exploration & Survey, War Department. By William P. Blake."

Physical Description:

Lithographed map on paper with hand coloring: 27.5 in. X 14.0 in.

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Subject(s):
Source: Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-56., Vol. XI.
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 132_5_00104
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth41377
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image