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The making of America. Far West

Author: John B Garver, Jr.; John F Shupe; D W Meinig; James Jerome Parsons; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Cartographic Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Map : EnglishView all editions and formats
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National Geographic U.S. map of the West, including a brief discussion about the westward expansion on the reverse side.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: John B Garver, Jr.; John F Shupe; D W Meinig; James Jerome Parsons; National Geographic Society (U.S.). Cartographic Division.
OCLC Number: 10677028
Notes: Relief shown by shading and spot heights.
"April 1984."
Panel title.
"Design: John F. Dorr, Charles W. Berry ; map compilation: Harry D. Kauhane, Susan Young ; research: Gail C. Foley, Bette Joan Gross, Kathy B. Maher."
Also issued without plastic coating as a supplement to the National Geographic.
Includes historical notes, list of abbreviations and "Geographical equivalents."
Text, 5 maps showing population change between northern and southern California, 2 maps showing Asian and Hispanic population, and col. ill. on verso.
On verso: 1. Spanish imprint, 1697-1823 -- 2. Sudden transition, 1821-1860 -- 3. The New Eden, 1860-1900 -- 4. Water, the key to growth, 1900-1940 -- Explosive growth, 1940-present.
Publisher's no.: 02029.
Description: 1 map : color, plastic coated ; 69 x 50 cm, folded to 14 x 18 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale 1:1,871,000. 1 cm. = 18.7 km. 1ʺ = 29.5 miles ;; Albers conical equal-area proj., standard parallels 29°30ʹ and 45°30ʹ; (W 124°--W 114°/N 42°--N 32°).
Contents: 1. Spanish imprint, 1697-1823 --
2. Sudden transition, 1821-1860 --
3. The New Eden, 1860-1900 --
4. Water, the key to growth, 1900-1940 --
Explosive growth, 1940-present.
Other Titles: Far West
Responsibility: produced by the Cartographic Division, National Geographic Society ; John B. Garver, Jr., Chief Cartographer ; John F. Shupe, Associate Chief ; chief editorial consultant, D.W. Meinig ; principal regional consultant, James J. Parsons.

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National Geographic U.S. map of the West, including a brief discussion about the westward expansion on the reverse side.

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