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Map of wagon routes in Utah territory (1859)
Map of wagon routes in Utah territory (1859)
TitleMap of wagon routes in Utah territory (1859)
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Call NumberG4351.P25 1859.U55 (Special Collections)
CreatorUnited States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
Searchable Date1859
Original Date1859
Electronic Publication Date2005
Original PublisherWashington: Government Printing Office; New York: The Graphic Co.
Electronic PublisherMary B. Ansari Map Library for the Special Collections Department
Description1 map ; on sheet 67 x 119 cm + 5 plates; Scale 1:1, 000, 000 (W 115°--W 109°/N 43°--N 37°) Includes exploration routes of Fremont, Beckwith, Stansbury, Gunnison, and Hastings "Explored & opened by Capt. J.H. Simpson Topl. Engrs. U.S.A., assisted by Lieuts. J.L.K. Smith and H.S. Putnam Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. and Mr. Henry Engelmann in 1858-59, by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd Sec. of War, and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A.S. Johnston U.S.A. Comdg. Dept. of Utah"; [plate E]. Profiles of wagon routes in the Territory of Utah; Facsim. New York : Graphic Co., [n.d.]
SubjectRoads -- West (U.S.) -- Maps
Trails -- West (U.S.) -- Maps
Roads -- Utah -- Maps
Trails -- Utah -- Maps
Resource TypeImage
Location DepictedWest (U.S.)
Permissions InformationNot to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission information, please see
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Nevada, Reno [owner]
Formatimage/jpeg2000; image/djvu; image/jpeg; image/tif
Digitization SpecificationsThis JPEG2000 file was derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using an IDEAL/Contex Magnum 54" Plus wide format scanner, default color configuration. The TIFF files were also converted into both the JPEG and DjVu formats. These files are all loaded on the UNR Libraries' NAS server.
ContributorsMechlin, J.R.P.
RelationAccompanies "Report of explorations across the Great Basin of the Territory of Utah for a direct wagon-route from Camp Floyd to Genoa, in Carson Valley, in 1859, by J.H. Simpson, 1876."

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