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Title
Geological map of the Lake Superior land district in the state of Michigan
Names
Foster, J. W. (John Wells), 1815-1873 (Creator)
Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896 (Creator)
Ackerman Lithr. (Lithographer)
United States. Congress. House (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850 - 1851 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U. S. House of Representatives?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5377
Topics
Geology -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula
Mineral lands -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula
Geology -- Superior, Lake, Region
Geology
Upper Peninsula (Mich.)
Lake Superior Region
Michigan
Genres
Maps
Geological maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By J.W. Foster & J.D. Whitney, U. S. Geologists.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 460, column 1, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 62 x 95 cm, on sheet 70 x 101 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes grid, legend and notes. Probably from: Report on the geology and topography of a portion of the Lake Superior land district in the state of Michigan / J.W. Foster and J.D. Whiting. Washington : Printed for the House of Reps., 1850-1851. "Prepared pursuant to an act of Congress approved March 1st, 1847, entitled 'An act to establish a new land district and to provide for the sale of mineral lands in the state of Michigan'."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 26842062
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645204
Folder number: US103.3.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a8a3e00-b5bb-0135-dbdc-05444e545fd5
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1815: Creator Born
  • 1850: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1873: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological map of the Lake Superior land district in the state of Michigan " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850 - 1851. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/580fad50-b5bb-0135-2d40-002bfb73a645

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological map of the Lake Superior land district in the state of Michigan " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/580fad50-b5bb-0135-2d40-002bfb73a645

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1850 - 1851). Geological map of the Lake Superior land district in the state of Michigan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/580fad50-b5bb-0135-2d40-002bfb73a645

Wikipedia Citation

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Geological map of the Lake Superior land district in the state of Michigan