Explorations and surveys south of Central Pacific R.R., War Department: preliminary topographical map embracing in skeleton a portion only of the notes from surveys made in accordance with Par. II Special Orders No. 109 War Dept., March 18th, 1871 and letter of instructions of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Eng'rs, dated March 23rd, 1871Additional title: Preliminary topographical map embracing in skeleton a portion only of the notes from surveys made in accordance with Par. II Special Orders No. 109 War Dept., March 18th, 1871 and letter of instructions of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Eng'rs. dated March 23rd, 1871Additional title: Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, U.S. Engineer Department
NamesUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers (Creator)Nell, Louis (Draftsman)Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905 (Creator)Lockwood, D. W. (Daniel Wright) (Creator)Lyle, D. A. (David Alexander), 1845-1937 (Creator)United States. War Department (Creator)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1872 (Questionable)Place: Washington, D.C.?Publisher: U.S. Engineer Department?
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 15-5358
TopicsMining districts -- Southwest, NewSouthwest, New -- Discovery and explorationSouthwest, New
NotesStatement of responsibility: Conducted under the immediate direction of 1st Lieutenant Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Eng'rs, assisted by 1st Lieutenant D.W. Lockwood, Corps of Eng'rs, and 2nd Lieutenant D.A. Lyle, 2nd U.S. Artillery, during the summer and fall of 1871 ; Louis Nell, chief topographer and draughtsman.Content: Relief shown by hachures.Content: Shows mining districts and trails in central and southern Nevada, southeastern California, central Arizona and southwestern Utah.Content: "Note: This map is a hasty and partial compilation from the topographical data already received, many still remaining en route."Citation/reference: Appears in Corps of Engineers's Preliminary report of explorations in Nevada and Arizona. 1872.Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 70 x 54 cm
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 54631403NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644165Other local Identifier: US029.3.05Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7007e4e0-7c4c-0134-0848-00505686a51c
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