Routes of Exploration in Alaska in 1898

Routes of Exploration in Alaska in 1898

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Significant mapping of Alaska at the time of the gold rush. Six expeditions are described which maps serve to illustrate. Pages 85 to 138 provides general information concerning the territory.
  • Maps and Descriptions of Routes of Exploration in Alaska in 1898 with General Information Concerning the Territory

     

    Important 19th Century Information about Alaska Geology, Climate and Natural Resource Information including Gold, Timber and Coal

     

    Senate Document Number 172, 55the Congress Third Session, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, Printed by the United States Geological Survey, Washington D.C. 1899, 138 pages plus 10 folding maps. Octavo in very clean original green cloth, blind stamped rule, spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine with No previous owner bookplate or writing, Maps are as new.

     

    Significant mapping of Alaska at the time of the gold rush. Six expeditions are described which maps serve to illustrate. Pages 85 to 138 provides general information concerning the territory.

     

    The maps are:

     

    A General Chart of Alaska

    Sushitna River and Adjacent Territory

    Head waters of Skwentna and Kuskwim Rivers

    Middle Kuskokwim River, South to Bristol Bay and Togiak River

    Lower Kuskowim and Kanektok Rivers

    Knik Arm to Tanana River via Matanuska and Delta Rivers

    Cooper River and Klutena Lake

    Prince William Sound

    Tanana and White Rivers

    Forty Mile Quadrangle

     

    The last map is in color, the others are black and white, most quite large. Important Special Reports on the Sushitna and Kuskokwim, White River, Fortymile expeditions. Reports on Resurrection Bay area, William Sound and Copper River, and Yukon District.

     

    Ten Fantastic Large Format Maps of Alaska