Geological Map from the Red River to the Rio Grande

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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.

Creation Information

Pope, John and Blake, William P. 1861.

Context

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  • U.S. Government
    Publisher Info: 1855-1861
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.

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University of Texas at Arlington Library

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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.

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.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • 1861

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 3:30 p.m.

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  • May 4, 2012, 10:33 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Pope, John and Blake, William P. Geological Map from the Red River to the Rio Grande, map, 1861; Washington, D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41377/: accessed July 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.