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    Wheeler's Maps West of the 100th Meridian

    [George M.] Wheeler. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. Topographical and land Classification Atlas Sheets. [Washington: Government Printing Office, 1879]. Six large folding maps, numbered 1, 2 & 3 (two maps on one sheet), 4, 5, 6 and 7, laid-in the original folder of issue. Quarter cloth and printed buff paper over boards. Printed "Note" with detailed explanations of all maps mounted to front pastedown. Folder with moderate shelf wear, cloth split in the joints with additional fraying elsewhere; each map with "Harvard Geology Library" stamps on the verso, maps with occasional closed tears, trivial splits in the folds, a few holes in the folded intersections, else in very good condition.

    The maps include part of Southeastern Idaho including portions of Snake and Bear Rivers to Great Salt Lake; part of Eastern California and Western Nevada, including portions of the Comstock Lode; part of Southern Colorado including Rio Grande basins and San Luis Valley; part of Southern California including part of the Mohave Desert and Kern Lake / River; and part of Central New Mexico including Pecos and Canadian or Red Rivers, Santa Fe Railroad, Rio Grande, San Andreas and Oscuro Mountains, Jornada del Muerto and Fort Stanton.


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