North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.

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This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are shaded in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back, there is a second map showing a portion of British America (present-day Canada) with different territories shaded in color and labeled. This map also has major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 29 x 26 cm.

Creation Information

Cornell, S. S. (Sarah S.) 1855.

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  • D. Appleton & Co.
    Publisher Info: "New York. D. Appleton & Co. 549 & 551 Broadway."
    Place of Publication: New York

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  • Main Title: North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.
  • Added Title: British Provinces of North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.

Description

This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are shaded in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).

On the back, there is a second map showing a portion of British America (present-day Canada) with different territories shaded in color and labeled. This map also has major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 29 x 26 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1855, by S.S. Cornell, in the Clerks Office, of the District Court, for the Southern District of New York."

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Appears in Cornell’s Companion Atlas to Cornell’s high school geography.

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  • Call Number: 127/1 00443
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_972707
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50344

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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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  • 1855

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Cornell, S. S. (Sarah S.). North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography., map, 1855; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50344/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.