Map of Texas and part of New Mexico

Description

Map of most of the state of Texas and some of the surrounding areas, including parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. It includes markings for roads, major cities, bodies of water, and and some geographic features, with relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Includes list of authorities, coordinates of selected locations, and descriptive notes on various rivers.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 42 x 57 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers. 1857.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 199 times, with 5 in the last month. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Map of Texas and part of New Mexico
  • Added Title: Map of Texas and part of New Mexico compiled in the Bureau of Topographc. Engrs. chiefly for military purposes

Description

Map of most of the state of Texas and some of the surrounding areas, including parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. It includes markings for roads, major cities, bodies of water, and and some geographic features, with relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Greenwich. Includes list of authorities, coordinates of selected locations, and descriptive notes on various rivers.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 42 x 57 cm.

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Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

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  • 1857

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 20, 2004, 4:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2019, 8:54 p.m.

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  • N:36.0, E:-92.016724, S: 25.720323, W:-107.41748

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United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers. Map of Texas and part of New Mexico, map, 1857; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2475/: accessed February 18, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .