Format Maps
Contributors Wilkes, Charles
Dates 1844
Location Columbia River
Language English
Subjects Columbia River
Northwest, Pacific
United States Exploring Expedition
Map of the Oregon Territory /
Contributor Names
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877.
Created / Published
New York : J.H. Young : Sherman & Smith, [1844]
Subject Headings
-  United States Exploring Expedition--(1838-1842)
-  Northwest, Pacific
-  Columbia River
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Mounted on cloth. Some acid offset on map. DLC
-  Inset: Columbia River, reduced from a survey / made by the U.S. Ex. Ex., 1841. Scale ca. 1:700,000.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes notes.
-  Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. DLC
1 map : hand col. ; 58 x 87 cm.
Call Number
Q115 .W6 (Office)
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g4240 ct000908
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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