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  • Maps of Arcadia National Park - Mapping the National Parks - Collections

    Maps of Arcadia National Park - Mapping the National Parks - ...

    Acadia, established in 1919, was the first national park east of the Mississippi River. It was also the first national park on a coast, and the first to be donated to the federal government by private individuals who gave land that they had previously owned as well as land specifically purchased, in order to preserve it for the use of the public. Early European ...

    • Date: 1607
  • Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mapping the National Parks - Collections

    Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mapping the Nat...

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park, encompassing some of the oldest mountains on earth, is located in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. The state boundary line bisects the park, which is one of the largest in the eastern United States. Measuring fifty-four miles long and nineteen miles across at its widest point the park consists of slightly more than half a million ...

    • Date: 1540
  • A new map of Nova Scotia, and Cape Breton Island with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada, composed from a great number of actual surveys; and other materials regulated by many new astronomical observations of the longitude as well as latitude;

    A new map of Nova Scotia, and Cape Breton Island with the adj...

    Scale ca. 1:1,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "VII" located above upper right corner of border. Shows Maritime Provinces, New England, and St. Lawrence Valley region to Montreal. From the author's The American atlas. 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of sources of observations. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • [Coast of Maine from Frenchmans Bay to Mosquito Harbor].

    [Coast of Maine from Frenchmans Bay to Mosquito Harbor].

    From Atlantic Neptune Collection, no. 844. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

    [Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

    Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows coast of Hancock County, Maine. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)] - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776
  • [Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, and Penobscot Bay, with Owls Head, Vinalhaven Island, Isle au Haut, and other islands.

    [Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of H...

    Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along the bottom right edges. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: [Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet)] - [Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1776