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Topographical map of Washoe Mining Region (1877) [top half]
Topographical map of Washoe Mining Region (1877) [top half]
TitleTopographical map of Washoe Mining Region (1877) [top half]
View map image in other file formatsftp://dataworks.library.unr.edu/Keck/HistTopoNV/Historic_Maps/washoe_mining_region.djvu (891K); ftp://dataworks.library.unr.edu/Keck/HistTopoNV/Historic_Maps/washoe_mining_region.jpg (24Mb); ftp://dataworks.library.unr.edu/Keck/HistTopoNV/Historic_Maps/washoe_mining_region.tif (230Mb)
CreatorGeographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
Searchable Date1877
Original Date1877
Electronic Publication Date2003
Original PublisherWashington, D.C.: U.S. Geological Survey
Electronic PublisherMary B. Ansari Map Library
Description1 map : col. ; 61 x 89 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours, shading and spot heights; Imperfect: copy is missing bottom half; "Expeditions of 1876 & 1877, under the command of Geo. M. Wheeler"; Contour map, 2 sheets. Map centered on Virginia City, Nevada; Limiting meridians (W119°43'--W119°33'); limiting parallels (39°21'--W39°16'); Scale 1:18, 000
SubjectMining districts -- Nevada -- Washoe County -- Maps
Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Washoe County -- Maps
Washoe County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic
Storey County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic
Nevada -- Maps, Topographic
Resource TypeImage
Location DepictedWashoe County (Nev.)
Storey County (Nev.)
Lyon County (Nev.)
Nevada
Permissions InformationThis image may be freely downloaded and used. Please give credit to the Mary B. Ansari Map Library, University of Nevada, Reno.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Nevada, Reno [owner]
Formatimage/jpeg2000; image/djvu; image/jpeg; image/tif
Digitization SpecificationsThis 14,500,000 byte file is derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using an IDEAL/Contex Magnum XL 54" Plus wide format scanner, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the DjVu format at a compression ratio of up to 220:1 using LizardTech's DjVu compression software. These files are all loaded on the UNR Libraries' NAS server
ContributorsT.W. Symons, F. Kamps, field astronomy & triangulation; Anton Karl, field topography
Languageeng

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