Las Cruces

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Las Cruces, 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 and sectionalized township diagrams are included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000

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1 map : col. ; 45 x 75 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1955.

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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 51 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Las Cruces
  • Added Title: Las Cruces, New Mexico; Texas

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Las Cruces, 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 and sectionalized township diagrams are included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 75 cm.

Notes

"Compiled in 1955 by photogrammetric methods and from: New Mexico, 1:25,000 and 1:50,000, AMS, 1947-48; New Mexico,1:62,500, USGS, 1941. Horizontal and vertical control by USC&GS and CE. 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-2786."

"1955 magnetic declination for this sheet varies from 12°45′ easterly for the center of the west edge to 12°30′ easterly for the center of the east edge. Mean annual change is 0°02′ westerly."

Transverse Mercator projection: W 108° -- W 106° / N 33° -- N 32°.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307001702108
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.30
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth492983

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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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  • 1955

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:07 a.m.

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  • Sept. 19, 2014, 2:22 p.m.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Las Cruces, map, 1955; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth492983/: accessed July 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.