The ruins of Tikal Department of Petén, Guatemala C. A. : Corriental / mapped by R. F. Carr.

Issuing body
University of Pennsylvania. University Museum [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
Philadelphia : University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1960.
Description
  • (W 89°37ʹ41ʹʹ-W 89°37ʹ03ʹʹ-- N 17°13ʹ08ʹʹ--N 17°12ʹ33ʹʹ).
  • 1 map : photocopy, color ; 53 x 52 cm + 1 text (40 pages : 28 cm)
  • World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS-84)

Details

Subject(s)
Cartographer
Library of Congress genre(s)
Series
  • Museum monographs (University of Pennsylvania. University Museum) ; Tikal report no. 11. [More in this series]
  • Tikal reports ; no. 11
Contained in
Tikal reports / University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.
Notes
  • Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
  • "Geographic coordinates. Astronomic observation at Great Temple I: latitude 17°33.3ʹ N ; longitued 89°35.5ʹ W."
  • "Datum: benchmark at Tikal Project Camp."
  • This map is the result of the excavations and research conducted at the Mayan site of Tikal under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the government of Guatemala from 1956 through 1969.
  • Shows locations of mayan ruins structures, ruins of 19th century villages, stelas, altars, chultuns (man made water reservoirs), natural reservoirs, swamps, ancient quarries, roads and trails.
  • "Edwin M. Shook field Director of the Tikal Project; University Museum Director, Froelich Rainey".
  • On the back of the report is included a key table used for sites on the map and a nomenclature used by previous archaeologist titled: "New structure numeration and equivalences with previous designations". (Cmpiled by Willian A. Haviland).
  • Includes "Location diagram."
  • Map Collection holdings are: Bejucal Quadrangle -- Encanto Quadrangle -- Temple of the Inscription Quadrangle.The missing seven maps were photocopied.
  • The Map Collection does not have this map only a photocopy reproduction is available.
With
  • With: Ruins of Tikal -- Bejucal Quadrangle -- Encanto Quadrangle -- Camp Quadrangle -- Great Plaza -- North Zone Quadrangle -- Perdido Quadrangle -- Temple IV Quadrangle -- Temple of the Inscriptions Quadrangle.
  • Issue with ten maps produced by the Tikal Project. The maps and a description of their mapping process were published in 1961 as Museum monograph : Tikal Report No.11 / by Robert F. Carr and James E. Hazard. Titled: Map of the Ruins of Tikal, El Petén, Guatemala.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography in companion volume.
Geographic coverage
Map area is located in the lowland Mayan region, northeastern sector of the Department of Petén, Guatemala.
Reproduction note
Photocopy.
Other format(s)
  • Online version available via the Princeton University Libraries Digital Maps & Geospatial Center website.
  • Online version of companion book is available also through the JSTOR Web site. Access limited to subscribing member institutions only.
Other title(s)
  • Corriental Quadrangle
  • Corriental
In
Robert F. Carr and James E. Hazard Map of the ruins of El Petén, Guatemala. Museum monographs. Tikal report no. 11 Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961. (i-36 pages :10 maps). Missing the companion maps
OCLC
1340383664
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