Maps [Geological map of the state of Virginia]

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[Geological map of the state of Virginia]
Contributor Names
Ridgeway, Thomas S.
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883.
Böÿe, Herman.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Geology--Virginia--Maps
-  Virginia--Maps, Manuscript
-  United States--Virginia
-  Ms. geological features shown on photocopy base map. Military information not shown.
-  Relief shown by hachures on base map.
-  Title adapted from title in R.W. Stephenson's book: Civil War maps, 2nd ed., 1989.
-  Base map titled: A map of the state of Virginia reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law / by Herman Böÿe 1828. Corrected by order of the Executive 1859 by L. v. Buchholtz.
-  Prime meridian: Washington D.C.
-  Pen-and-ink and watercolors.
-  LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), 465.85
-  Accompanied by partial (torn) ms. title label: 162 ... [o]f Virginia ... [geo?]logically colored. Rubber-stamping on label: Book.
-  Includes index to geological points of interest and ms. legend sheet "Geological explanations" pasted on recto at left border.
-  Base map includes text and statistical tables.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
1 ms. map on 2 sheets : col., cloth backing ; 78 x 120 cm., sheets 80 x 62 cm. and 80 x 59 cm., folded to 21 x 32 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3881.C5 1862 .R5
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
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Online Format
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Chicago citation style:

Ridgeway, Thomas S, A. A Humphreys, and Herman Böÿe. [Geological map of the state of Virginia]. 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed February 25, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Ridgeway, T. S., Humphreys, A. A. & Böÿe, H. (1862) [Geological map of the state of Virginia]. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Ridgeway, Thomas S, A. A Humphreys, and Herman Böÿe. [Geological map of the state of Virginia]. 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.