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Title
Geological section of the Bernardino Sierra : explored by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, U.S. Top. Engrs. in 1853 from the Great Basin to the Pacific Ocean at San Pedro
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882 (Creator)
Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910 (Surveyor)
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Creator)
T. Sinclair's Lith. (Lithographer)
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Creator)
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. 15-5443
Topics
Geology -- California
Geology -- Nevada
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Discoveries in geography
Geology
California -- Surveys
Nevada -- Surveys
California -- Discovery and exploration
Nevada -- Discovery and exploration
California
Nevada
Genres
Maps
Geological cross-sections
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared in Office of Pacific Rail Road Exploration & Surveys, War Department, by William P. Blake.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 439, column 3, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 4 sections on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 4 x 97 cm or smaller on sheet 29 x 102 cm
Description
"Section 8 sheet V"--Upper right margin. "U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys, Cal."--Upper left margin.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 801557971
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21513140
Folder number: US036.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bd14f260-faf0-0135-72f9-4198fb92fe74
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. "Geological section of the Bernardino Sierra " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f2fce20-2edb-0136-cbb1-71f7d91c955e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological section of the Bernardino Sierra " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f2fce20-2edb-0136-cbb1-71f7d91c955e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Geological section of the Bernardino Sierra Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f2fce20-2edb-0136-cbb1-71f7d91c955e

Wikipedia Citation

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Geological section of the Bernardino Sierra