Sketch Indicating the Advancement of the Surveys of the Public Land and the Military Topographical and Geographical Surveys West of the Mississippi

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Map showing most of the United States, from the west coast to just east of the Mississippi River. There are various red shadings to show various land surveys of geography, public lands, and military topographical maps.

Physical Description

1 map : chromolithograph ; 93 x 121 cm.

Creation Information

Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905 1879.

Context

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Description

Map showing most of the United States, from the west coast to just east of the Mississippi River. There are various red shadings to show various land surveys of geography, public lands, and military topographical maps.

Physical Description

1 map : chromolithograph ; 93 x 121 cm.

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Chromolithographed map on paper: 47.5 in. X 36.5 in.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1879

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 14, 2008, 6:08 p.m.

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  • Oct. 21, 2014, 1:06 p.m.

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  • N:49.382373, E:-84.379395, S: 28.07198, W:-125.160645

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Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905. Sketch Indicating the Advancement of the Surveys of the Public Land and the Military Topographical and Geographical Surveys West of the Mississippi, map, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41381/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.