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Title
Outline map of Washoe District, Nevada : showing Comstock Lode, locations of mineral claims, shafts, mills, mining towns, etc.
Additional title: Washoe District
Names
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) (Creator)
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 (Lithographer)
Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905 (Creator)
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Nevada

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5570
Topics
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Comstock Lode
Silver mines and mining -- Nevada
Sutro Tunnel (Nev.)
Comstock Lode (Nev.)
Nevada
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Expeditions of 1876 & 1877, under the command of 1st Liuet. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 6, page 785, column 1, row 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 86 x 63 cm, sheet 94 x 69 cm
Description
Shows drainage, roads, railroads, tunnels, telegraph lines, etc. Relief shown by contours (interval 50 ft.), hachures and spot heights. From: "Geological atlas projected to illustrate geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian of longitude ..."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 21732974
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645397
Folder number: US119.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1b8b0680-1a77-0136-195f-0f7f3f3f129c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1879: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Outline map of Washoe District, Nevada " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c299ae30-346b-0136-6882-097baf8bad11

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Outline map of Washoe District, Nevada " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c299ae30-346b-0136-6882-097baf8bad11

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1879). Outline map of Washoe District, Nevada Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c299ae30-346b-0136-6882-097baf8bad11

Wikipedia Citation

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Outline map of Washoe District, Nevada