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A Geological Map of the Copper Region Embraced in the Counties of Floyd, Carroll & Grayson, Va., and Ashe & Alleghany, N.C., 1859

by Richard O Curry, A.M.M.D. of Tennessee
Map; Online
[Frankfort? Ky. : Geological Survey of Kentucky, 1859?]
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:396,000]. Vertical scale [ca. 1:205,920].
1 map : col. ; 47 x 35 cm. on sheet 56 x 37 cm.
  • Relief not shown
  • Coded for types of minerals.
  • Gives a list of 19 mines.
  • Shows four vertical sections in addition to the main map: No. 1 through Floyd County -- No. 2 through Carroll County -- No. 3 through Grayson County -- Sections [5] showing the position of the fossil ore beds in the vicinity of Cumberland Gap.
  • "Geological survery of Kentucky. Part V. Vol. IV. Second Series)." -- At lower right.
  • The map originally appeared in Currey's "Geological visit to the Virginia copper region. Knoxville, Tenn. Printed by Beckett, Haws & Co." Cf. Swem, E.G., Maps relating to Virginia, no. 891, p. 136.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Copy 1 is colored; Copy 2 is trimmed and not colored. Both are linen-backed.
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G3882 .V45 H2 1859 .C87b