Political Map of North America.

Description

This map shows North America and the surrounding areas. The United States (including Alaska) and Mexico are shaded in pink, and Canada (British America) is shaded in purple. Major cities are labeled (and most are marked with a red 'x'); bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an inset in the bottom left corner shows the state of Ohio next to a scale block of 40,000 sq. miles. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. There is text on the back of the map including a section titled "Physical United States" and a section ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 27 x 21 cm.

Creation Information

Harper & Brothers 1885.

Context

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  • Harper & Borthers
    Publisher Info: "Copyright, 1875, by Harper & Brothers. -- Revised to November, 1885."
    Place of Publication: [New York]

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Description

This map shows North America and the surrounding areas. The United States (including Alaska) and Mexico are shaded in pink, and Canada (British America) is shaded in purple. Major cities are labeled (and most are marked with a red 'x'); bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an inset in the bottom left corner shows the state of Ohio next to a scale block of 40,000 sq. miles.

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

There is text on the back of the map including a section titled "Physical United States" and a section titled "Description" with questions about geography. The title at the top of the page is "Physical United States: Questions on the Map. -- Position, Area, and Surface."

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 27 x 21 cm.

Notes

In lower margin: 8.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 126/15 00358
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_996935
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50322

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1885

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Harper & Brothers. Political Map of North America., map, 1885; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50322/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.