Maps Map illustrating the extermination of the American bison /

Format Maps
Contributors Hornaday, William T.
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple)
Dates 1889
Location North America
Language English
Subjects American Bison
American Bison Hunting
Geographical Distribution
North America
Map illustrating the extermination of the American bison /
Contributor Names
Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937.
Created / Published
[Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1889]
Subject Headings
-  American bison--Mortality--North America--Maps
-  American bison--North America--Geographical distribution--Maps
-  American bison hunting--North America--History--Maps
-  North America
-  Shows areas of die-off and of systematic extermination, range of herds up to 1889, and years of extermination in specific locations.
-  Relief shown by shading.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vol. published in 1889, 1887 is the year of the Annual Report.
1 map : col. ; 50 x 39 cm.
Call Number
Q11 .U5 1887
G3301.D4 1889
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
g3301d ct000308
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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