Texas Falls City Quadrangle

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Falls City, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, borders between counties, roads and highways, water bodies, and landmarks. Most of the map is comprised of intentionally blank, unsurveyed area. On verso: explanation and history of topographic maps of the U.S. and standard symbols used. Relief and shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 40 cm.

Creation Information

Reineck, R. H. & Schultz, J. T. 1949.

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  • Main Title: Texas Falls City Quadrangle
  • Added Title: Falls City, Tex.
  • Added Title: Falls City Quadrangle

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Falls City, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, borders between counties, roads and highways, water bodies, and landmarks. Most of the map is comprised of intentionally blank, unsurveyed area. On verso: explanation and history of topographic maps of the U.S. and standard symbols used. Relief and shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 45 x 40 cm.

Notes

"Topography by R.H. Reineck and J.T. Schultz. Culture and drainage in part compiled from aerial photographs taken by Air Corps U.S. Army. Control by U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Surveyed in 1925."

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

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

"Falls City, Tex. Edition of 1931, reprinted 1949. N2845 - W9800/15."

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

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

Polyconic proj. (W 981500--W 980000 /N 290000--N 284500).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002059458
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1.A.31
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493357

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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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Creation Date

  • 1949

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:07 a.m.

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  • Nov. 10, 2014, 11:40 a.m.

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Reineck, R. H. & Schultz, J. T. Texas Falls City Quadrangle, map, 1949; [Ft. Sam Hoston, Tex.?]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493357/: accessed August 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.