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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, 1871

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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, 1871
Additional 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, 1871
Additional title: Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, U.S. Engineer Department
Names
United 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)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: U.S. Engineer Department?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5358
Topics
Mining districts -- Southwest, New
Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration
Southwest, New
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 1 map ; 70 x 54 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 54631403
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644165
Other local Identifier: US029.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7007e4e0-7c4c-0134-0848-00505686a51c
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

  • 1872: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Explorations and surveys south of Central Pacific R.R., War Department" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ec0bbb0-7c4c-0134-a64e-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Explorations and surveys south of Central Pacific R.R., War Department" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ec0bbb0-7c4c-0134-a64e-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1872). Explorations and surveys south of Central Pacific R.R., War Department Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ec0bbb0-7c4c-0134-a64e-00505686a51c

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Explorations and surveys south of Central Pacific R.R., War Department