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Geological map of a part of the state of California explored in 1855 by Lieut. R.S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr. : prepared to accompany the report of William P. Blake geologist of the expedition

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Title
Geological map of a part of the state of California explored in 1855 by Lieut. R.S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr. : prepared to accompany the report of William P. Blake geologist of the expedition
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 (Creator)
Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855 (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. 15-5451
Topics
Geology -- California
Geology
California
Genres
Maps
Geological maps
Notes
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 440, column 1, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 57 x 41 cm
Description
Geological formations shown by color with accompanying table of references. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: Explorations and surveys for a R.R. route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; War Department.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 83771048
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644258
Folder number: US036.3.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72f0f2d0-007f-0136-0c30-06fba9026a16
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

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological map of a part of the state of California explored in 1855 by Lieut. R.S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/960257a0-007f-0136-093b-2b888eab9bbb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological map of a part of the state of California explored in 1855 by Lieut. R.S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/960257a0-007f-0136-093b-2b888eab9bbb

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Geological map of a part of the state of California explored in 1855 by Lieut. R.S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/960257a0-007f-0136-093b-2b888eab9bbb

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Geological map of a part of the state of California explored in 1855 by Lieut. R.S. Williamson U.S. Top. Engr.