Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River : from astronomical and barometrical observations surveys and information / by J.N. Nicollet, in the years 1836, 37, 38, 39, and 40 ; assisted in 1838, 39, & 40, by Lieut. J.C. Fremont, of the Corps of Topographical Engineers under the superintendence of the Bureau of the Corps of Topographical Engineers and authorized by the War Department.

Cartographer
Nicollet, J. N. (Joseph Nicolas), 1786-1843 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • [Washington, D.C.] : Published by order of the U.S. House of Representatives, [1843]
  • [New York] : C.B. Graham's Lithy.
Description
  • Scale 1:1,200,000 (W 101°10ʹ--W 88°40ʹ/N 48°45ʹ--N 38°18ʹ).
  • 1 map ; 93 x 78 cm

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Former owner
Library of Congress genre(s)
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Summary note
Map of the upper Mississippi River drainage basin, upstream of the mouth of the Missouri River. Excludes some eastern portions of the watershed, and the western Missouri River watershed.
Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
  • "Reduced and compiled under the direction of Col. J.J. Abert in the Bureau of the Corps of Topl. Engrs. by Lieut. W.H. Emory from the map published in 1842 and from other authorities in 1843. C.B. Graham's Lithy."
  • Shows portages and routes, principal towns, and trading houses.
  • Includes a note on pronunciation of Indian names.
Provenance
Historic Maps copy is from the estate of N.B. Fox, Princeton class of 1899.
LCCN
78692264
OCLC
5502096
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