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Title
Sections of the Colorado Desert : explored by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, U.S. Top. Engrs. in 1853
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910 (Surveyor)
Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Dept., U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5446
Topics
Geology -- California
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
California -- Surveys
California -- Discovery and exploration
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared in the Office of the Pacific Rail Road Exploration and Survey, War Department by William P. Blake.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 440, column 1, no. 3
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 3 sections on 1 sheet ; 10 x 70 cm or smaller, on sheet 28 x 74 cm
Description
Sections 12, sheet VIII Section of the Colorado Desert: on the line extending northeast from the waterline on the point of rocks showing the probable depression of the valley of the ancient lake --Sections 13, sheet VIII Section across the Colorado River, along the channel of the New River to the valley of the ancient lake --Sections 14,Section from north to south : showing the terraces and sand hills between Cook's Well and the Colorado River. "Sections 12, 13 & 14, Plate VIII"--Upper right.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1023865203
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644253
Folder number: US036.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3cc9f310-fafb-0135-50fd-491c6270d0cf
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sections of the Colorado Desert " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4b82aab0-fafb-0135-235f-19a36a79606a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Sections of the Colorado Desert " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4b82aab0-fafb-0135-235f-19a36a79606a

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Sections of the Colorado Desert Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4b82aab0-fafb-0135-235f-19a36a79606a

Wikipedia Citation

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Sections of the Colorado Desert