Texas (McMullen County): Tilden Quadrangle

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Topographic quadrangle map of Tilden, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Most of the map is comprised of black, unsurveyed area. Scale 1:62,500

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1 map : col. ; 45 x 40 cm.

Creation Information

Brewer, W. B. 1949.

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  • Main Title: Texas (McMullen County): Tilden Quadrangle
  • Added Title: Tilden, Tex.

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Tilden, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Most of the map is comprised of black, unsurveyed area. Scale 1:62,500

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 40 cm.

Notes

"Polyconic projection. North American datum. 5000 yard grid based upon U.S.zone system,D."

"Tilden, Texas. N2815-W9830/15. Edition of 1930, reprinted 1949."

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

"State of Texas represented by the Board of Water Engineers."

"Contour interval 20 feet. Datum is mean sea level."

"Topography by W.B.Brewer. Culture and drainage in part compiled from aerial photographs taken by Air Corps, U.S.Army. Control by U.S.Geological Survey. Surveyed in 1925."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002059367
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1.B.54
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493235

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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  • 1949

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:07 a.m.

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  • Nov. 7, 2014, 1:33 p.m.

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Brewer, W. B. Texas (McMullen County): Tilden Quadrangle, map, 1949; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493235/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.