Texas: San Antonio Quadrangle

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Topographical quadrangle map of Bexar County, Texas, and a small portion of Wilson County, Texas, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 10 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 44 x 78 cm., on sheet 54 x 86 cm.

Creation Information

Douglas, E. M.; Herron, W. H.; McBeth, J. F.; Bartlett, E. R.; McLaughlin, Fred; Thompson, A. H. et al. 1957.

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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 54 times. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • Douglas, E. M. E. M. Douglas, Geographer in charge.
  • Herron, W. H. Topography by W. H. Herron, J. F. McBeth, E. R. Bartlett, and Fred McLaughlin.
  • McBeth, J. F. Topography by W. H. Herron, J. F. McBeth, E. R. Bartlett, and Fred McLaughlin.
  • Bartlett, E. R. Topography by W. H. Herron, J. F. McBeth, E. R. Bartlett, and Fred McLaughlin.
  • McLaughlin, Fred Topography by W. H. Herron, J. F. McBeth, E. R. Bartlett, and Fred McLaughlin.
  • Thompson, A. H. Triangulation by A. H. Thompson and T. M. Bannon.
  • Bannon, T. M. Triangulation by A. H. Thompson and T. M. Bannon.

Publisher

  • Gelogical 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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Titles

  • Main Title: Texas: San Antonio Quadrangle
  • Added Title: San Antonio, Tex.

Description

Topographical quadrangle map of Bexar County, Texas, and a small portion of Wilson County, Texas, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 10 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 44 x 78 cm., on sheet 54 x 86 cm.

Notes

"Contour interval 10 feet. Datum is 8 feet below mean sea level. (The initial elevation assumed for this map was derived from railroad data. To reduce elevations to mean sea level subtract 8 feet.)"

"A folder describing topographic maps and symbols is available on request."

"San Antonio, Tex. N2915-W9815/15x30; 1903"

"Polyconic projection. To place on 1927 North American datum move projection lines 50 feet north and 170 feet east."

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

"Interior - Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. - 1957."

"Surveyed in 1901-1903."

Polyconic proj. (W 98 degrees 45--W 98 degrees 15/N 29 degrees 30--N 29 degrees 15).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002013596
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.39
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493050

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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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  • 1957

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:20 a.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 9:25 a.m.

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  • N:29.513322, E:-98.253902, S: 29.241073, W:-98.76511

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Douglas, E. M.; Herron, W. H.; McBeth, J. F.; Bartlett, E. R.; McLaughlin, Fred; Thompson, A. H. et al. Texas: San Antonio Quadrangle, map, 1957; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493050/: accessed August 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.