Progress map of the U.S. Geographical Surveys west of the 100th meridian : to accompany the annual report of 1st Lieut. M.M. Macomb.

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Map shows areas under survey, historical routes of exploration with names and dates for the portion of the United States west of the Mississippi River; major cities, existing and abandoned military posts, Native American reservations, and railroads; telegraph lines and locations of astronomical stations. Includes "explanations," "approximate areas," and notes. Relief shown by spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].

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1 map : col. ; 40 x 57 cm.

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Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) 1882.

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Map shows areas under survey, historical routes of exploration with names and dates for the portion of the United States west of the Mississippi River; major cities, existing and abandoned military posts, Native American reservations, and railroads; telegraph lines and locations of astronomical stations. Includes "explanations," "approximate areas," and notes. Relief shown by spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 40 x 57 cm.

Notes

Map is from the Surveys' Annual Report, 1882.

Text: "Under the direction of Brig. Gen. H.G. Wright, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army." In upper margin: "United States geographical surveys, [seal], West of the one hundredth meridian."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1882

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  • Nov. 27, 2012, 2:55 p.m.

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Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.). Progress map of the U.S. Geographical Surveys west of the 100th meridian : to accompany the annual report of 1st Lieut. M.M. Macomb., map, 1882; [Washington, D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252156/: accessed July 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.