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Map of the Country From Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean: Colton 1867

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  • Title: Map of the Country From Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean
  • Author: G. W. & C. B. Colton
  • Date: 1867
  • Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
  • Condition: Very Good - creasing throughout, light foxing, age toning, paper reinstated in small areas of loss in margins
  • Inches: 46 x 22 3/4 [Paper]
  • Centimeters: 116.84 x 57.79 [Paper]
  • Product ID: 100075

Map spanning from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Northwest including parts of southern Canada. Includes present-day Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and parts of Colorado, Utah, California, Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio. Also depicts the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. Map labels major topographic features, railroad lines, counties, natural resources, and the locations of Native peoples. Isothermal lines indicate a region's mean annual temperature, and the map's upper register contains an inset titled 'Profile of the Route of the Northern Pacific Railroad.' This dissected view shows changes in elevation along the railroad. Colton also includes information regarding the distances between points on the map and major cities and ports, over both land and sea.

Map of the Country
From
Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean
From the latest Explorations and Surveys
to Accompany the Report of
Edwin F. Johnson Chf. Engr. Northern Pacific RR.
November 1867.