Maps [Maclure's geological map of the United States]

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Title
[Maclure's geological map of the United States]
Contributor Names
Maclure, William, 1763-1840.
Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858.
Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 1754-1822.
American Philosophical Society.
Created / Published
[Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 1809]
Subject Headings
-  Geology--United States--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Annotated in pencil at head of base map title: William Maclure's geological map of the United States, overprinted upon.
-  Base map: A map of the United States of America / by Samuel G. Lewis.
-  Prime meridian: Philadelphia.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Annotated in pencil: From Transcactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. VI, pt. 2, 1809, Maclure's geological map of the United States.
-  LC copy has letters pasted on in upper right corner: Maclure 1809.
-  Accompanied by typed label: Maclure's map of eastern United States is considered to be the earliest attempt at mapping the geology of America. 1 sheet ; 6 cm.
-  Vault
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 43 x 54 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3701.C5 1809 .M3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701c.ct003944
Library of Congress Control Number
85694780
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/85694780
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Chicago citation style:

Maclure, William, Henry Schenck Tanner, Samuel Lewis, and American Philosophical Society. [Maclure's geological map of the United States]. [Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1809] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/85694780/. (Accessed February 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Maclure, W., Tanner, H. S., Lewis, S. & American Philosophical Society. (1809) [Maclure's geological map of the United States]. [Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/85694780/.

MLA citation style:

Maclure, William, et al. [Maclure's geological map of the United States]. [Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1809] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/85694780/>.