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Title
Map showing detailed topography of the country traversed by the reconnaissance expedition through southern & southeastern Nevada
Names
United States. Army. Department of California (1865-1913) (Creator)
Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905 (Creator)
Lockwood, O. W. (Creator)
Hamel, P. W. (Draftsman)
New York Lithographing, Engraving and Printing Co. (Lithographer)
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Engineer Office (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Nevada

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870 (Inferred)
Place: 16 & 18 Park Palce, [New York City]
Publisher: Photolith. by the N.Y. Litho. Engr.& Pring. Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5566
Topics
Nevada
Lincoln County (Nev.)
Clark County (Nev.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler U.S. Engineers assisted by Lieut. O.W. Lockwood Corps of Engineers; P.W. Hamel, chief topographer and draughtsman.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 6, page 784, column 2, row 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored; 89 x 47 cm, sheet 95 x 56 cm
Description
Shows wagon roads, trails, springs, settlements, mining districts, etc. in parts of Clark, Lincoln, White Pine, and Elko Counties. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. At head of map: Reconnaissance maps. Department of California. Military map, no. 1. "Officially compiled and published at the Engineer Office, headquarters Department of California in 1869 and 70."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 78266559
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645393
Folder number: US119.1.05
Series: Military map ; no. 1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f7e654c0-18ae-0136-37f8-777e521bdbaa
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1870: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1913: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing detailed topography of the country traversed by the reconnaissance expedition through southern & southeastern Nevada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0ade5a00-18af-0136-25b1-538071b291f3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing detailed topography of the country traversed by the reconnaissance expedition through southern & southeastern Nevada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0ade5a00-18af-0136-25b1-538071b291f3

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1870). Map showing detailed topography of the country traversed by the reconnaissance expedition through southern & southeastern Nevada Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0ade5a00-18af-0136-25b1-538071b291f3

Wikipedia Citation

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Map showing detailed topography of the country traversed by the reconnaissance expedition through southern & southeastern Nevada