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Adams, Franklin, Cumberland Maps

[Persifor Fraser, R.H. Sanders and J.P. Lesley] S. Mountain sheets A1, A2, B1, B2 / [surveyed and drawn by A.E. Lehman] --
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[Harrisburg : Published by the Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey, 1875-85] (Harrisburg : Lane S. Hart, State Printer)
Related Title
Valley of the shadow project (Series)
Geological map of Adams County, 1876.
Geological map of Cumberland County, 1880.
Cartographic Info
Scale: geol. county maps: [ca. 1:126,720] 1 in. = 2 m.
Scale: South Mountain: [ca. 1:19,200] 1 in. = 1600 ft.
Report of progress A-Z / Pennsylvania. State Geological Survey (2nd, 1874-1890)
Report of progress (Geological Survey of Pennsylvania)
  • 1) Geological map of Adams County, 1876
  • 2) <Geological map of Franklin County>
  • 3) Geological map of Cumberland County, 1880
  • 4-7) South Mountain Map, Sheets A1-2 and B1-2.
7 fold. maps (Issued in a slipcase).
  • Compiled under the direction of the State Geologist: J.P. Lesley.
  • Octavo atlas containing: col. geol. county maps (3 sheet) ; 1st installment of contour line map of the South Mountain, sheets A1, A2, B1, and B2 (4 sheets).
  • "Julius Bien Photolith. New York."
  • South Mountain sheets C1-C4 and D2-D5 to be published by A.E. Lehman in Octavo Atlas, Report of progress D6, 1886, under title: Topographical map (in 10 foot contour lines) of the South Mountains in Adams, Franklin, Cumberland and York Counties.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Imperfect: Franklin County Map is not present. Without text. Printed label attached to South Mountain map, sheet A, 1. "Compliments of the Board of Commissioners, in acknowledgment of special services rendered the Anthracite Survey, through Chas. A. Ashburner, Geologist in Charge, Anthracite Survey, 907 Walnut Street, Philadelphia." Five of the maps are initialed and dated by P.W.F., Dec. '83." From the archives of the Valley of the Shadow Project. Maps have been unfolded and shelved in Map Cabinet. Accompanied by a facsimile of an 1850 "Plan of Chambersburg Pennsa." and an untitled photoreproduction of an undated "Chambersburg" map.
Series Statement
[Report of progress A-Z / Pennsylvania. State Geological Survey (2nd, 1874-1890) ; D5]
Report of progress (Geological Survey of Pennsylvania) ; D5]
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G3820 1879 .G65
Map 1,3-7
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G3820 1879 .G65