Texas Blanco sheet

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Blanco, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing parts of Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Travis, and Hays Counties. The map indicates county lines, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours (interval 50 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:125,000 On verso: Explanation and history of topographic maps of the U.S. and standard symbols used.

Physical Description

1 map : some col. ; 45 x 40 cm.

Creation Information

Gannett, Henry; Thompson, A. H.; Douglas, E. M. & Fitch, C. H. 1940.

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  • Main Title: Texas Blanco sheet
  • Added Title: Tex. Blanco
  • Added Title: Blanco sheet

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Blanco, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing parts of Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Travis, and Hays Counties. The map indicates county lines, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours (interval 50 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:125,000
On verso: Explanation and history of topographic maps of the U.S. and standard symbols used.

Physical Description

1 map : some col. ; 45 x 40 cm.

Notes

"Edition of Mar. 1894, reprint 1940. Polyconic projection. Surveyed by reconnaissance methods."

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

"Map of the Spicewood quadrangle. Scale 1:62,500, contour interval 20 feet, from a later and more detailed survey of the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of this quadrangle, is available."

"Surveyed in 1884-5."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002111176
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1.A.12
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493328

Collections

This map is part of the following collections of related materials.

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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  • 1940

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:47 a.m.

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  • Feb. 6, 2015, 2:25 p.m.

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Gannett, Henry; Thompson, A. H.; Douglas, E. M. & Fitch, C. H. Texas Blanco sheet, map, 1940; [Washington, D.C.]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493328/: accessed February 3, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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