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Title
Geological section from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean : explored by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, Corps of Topl. Engrs., 1853
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)
Ackerman Lithr. (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. 15-5444
Topics
Geology -- California
Geology, Stratigraphic
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
California
Arizona
Genres
Maps
Geological cross-sections
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Constructed ... 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 440, column 1, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 2 sections on 1 sheet ; 8 x 97 cm and 8 x 97 cm, on sheet 27 x 101 cm
Description
"Section 9, sheet VI"--Upper right margin. At head of title: U.S. Pacific rail road explorations & surveys; War Department.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 39021808
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644251
Folder number: US036.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): accbdc30-faf8-0135-297a-59b6a13ded7d
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 from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6d679ec0-2edb-0136-e115-0f351db388aa

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Geological section from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6d679ec0-2edb-0136-e115-0f351db388aa

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Geological section from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6d679ec0-2edb-0136-e115-0f351db388aa

Wikipedia Citation

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Geological section from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean