Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian
|Format:||Print Book 1875|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 29 of 29 copies|
Contentsv. 1. Geographical report (1889)
v. 2. Astronomy and barometric hypsometry (1877)
v. 3. Geology (1875)
v. 3, suppl. Geology (1881)
v. 4. Paleontology (1877)
v. 5. Zoology (1875)
v. 6. Botany (1878)
v. 7. Archaeology (1879).
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
|Publisher|| Washington :G.P.O.,1875
|Other Titles|| United States Geographical Surveys West of 100th Meridian
Report upon geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the one hundredth meridian
Wheeler, George M.
(George Montague), 1842-1905.
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883.
Wright, Horatio Gouverneur, 1820-1899.
"Published by authority of ... the Secretary of War, in accordance with acts of Congress of June 23, 1874, and February 15, 1875. In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas."
A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers until June 1879. Succeeded by H.G. Wright.
In addition to the atlases named, there are "Special maps (not accompanying reports) ... issued from time to time to show the results of some preliminary reconnaissance or of some survey of an area of peculiar interest," and also maps, based on the maps of the Topographical atlas and known as the "Land classification series."
Three folded maps in pocket of v. 3, suppl.
Errata slips inserted in v. 1-3, 6.
7 volumes in 8 : illustrations (some color), maps (some folded, some color) ; 30 cm + 2 atlases (49 x 61 cm)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.