Big Springs

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Big Spring, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights. A location diagram is included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 47 x 77 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1954.

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

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.) For sale by U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Center, Denver 2, Colorado or Washington 25, D.C.

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Hardin-Simmons University Library

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  • Main Title: Big Springs
  • Added Title: Big Springs, Texas

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of Big Spring, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, landmarks, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights. A location diagram is included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 47 x 77 cm.

Notes

"Compiled in 1954 by photogrammetric methods. Horizontal and vertical control by USGS. Ariel photography 1954. Photography field annotated 1954."

"100,000-foot grids based on Texas coordinate system, north central and central zones. 10,000-meter Universal Transverse Mercator grid ticks, zone 14, shown in blue."

"1955 magnetic declination for this sheet varies from 10º30′ easterly for the center of the west edge to 09°45′ easterly for the center of the east edge. Mean annual change is 0°02′ westerly."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307001658755
  • Accession or Local Control No: 3.A.20
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493565

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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Creation Date

  • 1954

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:20 a.m.

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  • Sept. 18, 2014, 9:53 a.m.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Big Springs, map, 1954; Washington, D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493565/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.