Van Horn

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Van Horn, Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 200 feet with supplementary contours at 100 foot intervals) and spot heights and includes location and reliability diagrams. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 76 cm., on sheet 56 x 86 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1958.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 40 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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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: Van Horn
  • Added Title: Van Horn, Texas, United States ; Chihuahua, Mexico

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Van Horn, Texas, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 200 feet with supplementary contours at 100 foot intervals) and spot heights and includes location and reliability diagrams. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 76 cm., on sheet 56 x 86 cm.

Notes

"1955 magnetic declination for this sheet varies from 12 degrees 15' easterly for the center of the west edge to 11 degrees 45' easterly for the center of the east edge. Mean annual change is 0 degrees 03' westerly."

"100,000-foot grids based on Texas Coordinate system, central zone. 10,000-meter Universal Transverse Mercator grid ticks, zone 13, shown in blue."

"Compiled in 1955 by photogrammetric methods and from Texas, 1:62,500, USGS, 1933-41; Progressive map of state of Chihuahua, 1:63,360, District Intelligence Office, Sheets 4 and 12 1919; Map of the Mexican Republic, 1:100,000, War College Division, General Staff, 3-III-U, 6-I-A, 1915. Planimetric detail revised by photoplanimetric methods. Control by USGS and USCandGS. Photography field annotated 1954. Road classification in Mexico should be referred to with extreme caution."

"Interior--Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.--1958--NS, M R-2686".

Transverse Mercator proj. (W 106 degrees --W 104 degrees /N 32 degrees --N 31 degrees ).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002013505
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.44
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth492925

Collections

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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

Historic topographic maps of locations in Texas and surrounding states. The detailed maps include precise locations of roads, waterways, structures and more.

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  • 1958

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:21 a.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2014, 10:40 a.m.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Van Horn, map, 1958; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth492925/: accessed July 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.