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Colorado: Aspen special map

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Colorado : Aspen special map
Additional title: Aspen special map
Geological Survey (U.S.) (Publisher)
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 (Creator)
Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), 1839-1906 (Creator)
Bien, Morris (Surveyor)
Gove, F. E. (Surveyor)
Geological Survey (U.S.) (Creator)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)



Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Edition: Edition of Jan. 1894
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 18-929
Aspen (Colo.)
Pitkin County (Colo.)
Topographic maps
Statement of responsibility: "U.S. Geological Survey, J.W. Powell, Director." --top left margin.
Statement of responsibility: "A.H. Thompson, Geographer; Morris Bien, Topographer in charge; triangulation by Morris Bien; topography by F.E. Gove; surveyed in 1891." -- lower left margin.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 1, page 452, column 2, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:9,600. 800 feet to an inch (W 106°52ʹ--W 106°46ʹ/N 39°13ʹ--N 39°10ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 45 x 39 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 55246
Shows townships, sections, railroads, roads, mountains, bodies of water (streams, rivers, reservoirs, lakes, marshes), and cities. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Alternate title: Aspen special map. " ... reprinted Nov. 1898."
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 17631319
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21543967
Folder number: US043.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72f9a2c0-209a-0136-48d6-08f8c7bfd828
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

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colorado " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8964f060-209a-0136-fdb6-1986722123b6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colorado " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8964f060-209a-0136-fdb6-1986722123b6

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Colorado Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8964f060-209a-0136-fdb6-1986722123b6

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