Socorro

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Socorro, New Mexico, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 200 feet with supplementary contours at 100 foot intervals) and spot heights. Location, reliability, and sectionized township diagrams are included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 74 cm., on sheet 56 x 86 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1958.

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: For Sale by U.S. Geological Survey, Denver 2, Colorado or Washington 25, D.C.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.

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  • Main Title: Socorro
  • Added Title: Socorro, New Mexico

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Socorro, New Mexico, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 200 feet with supplementary contours at 100 foot intervals) and spot heights. Location, reliability, and sectionized township diagrams are included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 74 cm., on sheet 56 x 86 cm.

Notes

"1955 magnetic declination for this sheet varies from 13 degrees 30' easterly for the center of the west edge to 13 degrees 00' easterly for the center of the east edge. Mean annual change is 0 degrees 02' westerly."

"Compiled in 1955 by photogrammetric methods and from: New Mexico, 1:24,000 USGS, 1952. Planimetric detail revised by photo-planimetric methods. Horizontal and vertical control by USC&GS, USGS. Photography field annotated 1954."

"100,000-foot grids based on New Mexico coordinate system, central and west zones. 10,000-meter Universal Transverse Mercator grid ticks, zone 13, shown in blue."

"Interior--Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.--1958--NS. M R-2530"

Transverse Mercator proj. (W 108 degrees --W 106 degrees /N 35 degrees --N 34 degrees ).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002013612
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.40
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth492880

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

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Creation Date

  • 1958

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:21 a.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 10:02 a.m.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Socorro, map, 1958; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth492880/: accessed January 18, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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