Jones Creek Quadrangle: Texas-Brazoria Co.

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Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing boundaries, water bodies, roads, and landmarks, including Clemens State Farm, Brazos River, Jones Creek, San Bernard River, Velasco, Freeport, McNeal Lake, Pelican Lake McNeal Bayou, Red Fish Bayou, Intracoastal Waterway, Bryan Mound, and the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:24,000

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1 map : col. ; 58 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1956.

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  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: Published for civil use by the Geological Survey.
    Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.

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  • Main Title: Jones Creek Quadrangle: Texas-Brazoria Co.
  • Added Title: Jones Creek, Tex.

Description

Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing boundaries, water bodies, roads, and landmarks, including Clemens State Farm, Brazos River, Jones Creek, San Bernard River, Velasco, Freeport, McNeal Lake, Pelican Lake McNeal Bayou, Red Fish Bayou, Intracoastal Waterway, Bryan Mound, and the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:24,000

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 58 x 51 cm.

Notes

"Control by USC&GS, USCE and TVA. Topography from aerial photographs by multiplex methods and by plane-table surveys 1943. Aerial photographs taken 1942. Polyconic projection. 1927 North American datum. 10,000-foot grid based on Texas coordinate system, south central zone."

"Contour interval 5 feet. Datum is mean sea level."

"This map complies with national map accuracy standards."

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

"United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey."

"United States Department of the Army Corps of Engineers."

"Interior - Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. - 1956. M R-0631."

"Jones Creek, Tex. N2852.5-W9522.5/7.5. 1943."

Polyconic proj. (W 95 degrees 30'--W 95 degrees 22'30"/N 29 degrees 00'--N 28 degrees 52'30").

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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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  • 1956

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:21 a.m.

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  • Oct. 9, 2014, 9:48 a.m.

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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Jones Creek Quadrangle: Texas-Brazoria Co., map, 1956; Washington, D.C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493682/: accessed April 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.