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Map of the United States of America: Designed to Illustrate the Geological Memoir of Wm. Maclure Esqr

J. Melish, del
Map; Online
Philadelphia : John Melish, [1817?]
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].
Transactions / American Philosophical Society
1 map : hand col. ; 34 x 44 cm.
  • Also indicates regions inhabited by Native Americans.
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • From William Maclure's Observations on the geology of the United States of America. Philadelphia : printed ... by A. Small, 1817.
  • Maclure's Observations was read as a memoir before the American Philosophical Society and inserted in the first volume of their Transactions, new series.
  • Prime meridians: Washington, D.C. and London.
  • Color coded fro geological references.
  • In lower right margin: Transactions, American Philosophical Society, Vol. I, New Series.
  • Map designed with the intention of indicating geological references in color. LC copy does not show geological references in color but simply outlines in color the states and territories.
Series Statement
Transactions / American Philosophical Society ; New series, v. 1
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G3700 1817 .M45