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Title
Geological map of Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior, Michigan
Names
Foster, J. W. (John Wells), 1815-1873 (Creator)
Whitney, J. D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896 (Surveyor)
Hill, S. W. (Samuel Worth), 1815-1889 (Surveyor)
Schlatter, Wm. (William) (Surveyor)
P.S. Duval & Co. (Lithographer)
Foster, J. W. (John Wells), 1815-1873 (Surveyor)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5435
Topics
Geology -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula
Copper mines and mining -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula
Iron mines and mining -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula
Copper mines and mining
Geology
Iron mines and mining
Keweenaw Peninsula (Mich.)
Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula
Genres
Maps
Geological maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By J.W. Foster & J.D. Whitney, U.S. geologists ; S.W. Hill and W. Schlatter, assistants.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 567, column 3, no. 4
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:185,000 (W 88°48ʹ--W 87°35ʹ--N 47°29ʹ--N47°06ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 27 x 52 cm, on sheet 31 x 55 cm
Description
Shows geological formations, mineral lands, mines, and furnaces. Relief shown by spot heights and hachures; depths shown by soundings.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 973881320
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645262
Folder number: US107.2.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 81a0e120-bcec-0135-d3ca-0ffe8c55e36b
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

  • 1815: Creator Born
  • 1849: Issued
  • 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 Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior, Michigan " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd8fc80-bcec-0135-d835-11d82e53b5fe

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological map of Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior, Michigan " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd8fc80-bcec-0135-d835-11d82e53b5fe

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Geological map of Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior, Michigan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fd8fc80-bcec-0135-d835-11d82e53b5fe

Wikipedia Citation

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Geological map of Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior, Michigan