This collection documents the history, cultural aspects and geological formations of areas that eventually became National Parks. The collection consists of approximately 200 maps dating from the 17th century to the present, reflecting early mapping of the areas that would become four National Parks, as well as the parks themselves. Production of this collection is being supported by a generous gift from The Rockefeller ...
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
"From House Rept. 1763 53 C., 2 S." National Park Exhibit, 1972. Accompanied by: United States House of Representatives Report no. 1763, 53rd Congress, 3rd Session. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Scale not given. Accompanied by Dept. of the Interior news release: Radar probes geologic past of Yellowstone National Park. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
Scale ca. 1:250,000. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Folded title: Maps: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Map of Grand Teton National Park, ca. 1:140,000, on verso. AACR2
"For details of mapping unit descriptions see the document Greater Yellowstone burned area survey preliminary report, October 1988." "*U.S. Government Printing Office: 1988--673-678 Region no. 8." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "Cooperating agencies." DRM
Greater Yellowstone Post-Fire Resource Assessment Committee (u.s.). Burned Area Survey Team - Geometronics Service Center (u.s.)
Many of America's most scenic and historic places have been set aside for the use of the public as national parks. "National Parks are spacious land . . . areas essentially in their primeval condition and so outstandingly superior in beauty to average examples of their several types as to demand preservation intact and in their entirety for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of ...
Among those who played key roles in establishing Yellowstone as the Nation's first national park was Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden. His accomplishments in 1871-72 were the high point of a long and distinguished career in public service. Detail of Preliminary survey of burned areas, Yellowstone National Park and adjoining national forests, 1988. The Yellowstone area was almost the last unexplored region within the coterminous United ...