Sources of the Mississippi [cartographic material] / [lithographed by] C. Bradbury.

Author
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : published for the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, by J. Murray, Albemarle Street, 1834.
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:526,300 at 47°30' N]; (W 96°01'54"--W 94°47'23"/N 47°55'08"--N 47°02'21").
  • 1 map : b&w ; 18 X 20 cm.

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Notes
  • Shows lakes, rivers, islands, and portages.
  • Includes information on Lake Itasca and the geology of the area.
  • Chippewa Indian village on shore of Leech Lake is located.
  • Ultimate point reached by Govr. [Lewis] Cass in 1820 is shown.
  • From: The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 4 (1834), pp. 239-54; held in Firestone Library. Call number: G7 .J687 v. 4 1834.
  • "Itasca Lake - the source of the Mississippi - lenghth from the Gulf of Mexico 3 160 miles - elevation 1500 ft - reached on the 13th July 1832."
With
Issued to accompany article: Narrative of an expedition through the upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the actual source of this river; embracing an exploratory trip through the St. Croix and Burntwood (or Broule) Rivers; in 1832. Under the direction of Henry R. Schoolcraft. New York. 1834. 8vo. [Unsigned review with excerpts]
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  • Available also online through: Princeton University Libraries, Digital Map & Geographic Data Web site.
  • Online version of companion article available also through the JSTOR Web site. Access limited to subscribing member institutions only.
Other title(s)
Narrative of an expedition through the upper Mississippi to Itasca Lake, the actual source of this river: embracing an exploratory trip through the St. Croix and Burntwood (or Broule) Rivers, in 1832. New York: Harper & Bros., 1834.
In
Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Vol. 4 (1834), p. 239-54, facing page 254. London : John Murray
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