Flat (never folded) sepia tinted lithographic map from Wheeler's Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, Topographical Atlas. Expeditions of 1869, 1871 and 1872. Undated but c.1874. Map size: 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (neatlines) on sheet 24 x 19 inches. Scale: 1 inch = 8 miles. Topography is shown in brown shaded relief. Beautifully drawn map of the Las Vegas and lower Grand Canyon region of southern Nevada, including Leesberg, Virgin, Boulder, Black and El Dorado Canyons, and portions of Pahrimp Valley, the Amargosa Desert, etc. In addition to topography and drainage structure, the map shows important wagon roads, trails, springs, mines, ferry crossings, and settlements, including Las Vegas (then consisting of only a few buildings at a crossroads), West Point, St. Joe, and Overton. *** Condition: Some slight edge roughness but otherwise clean. A very good example of this outstanding map. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Parts of Eastern & Southeastern Nevada & ...
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1874
Book Condition: Very Good
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