Map of the Western & Middle Portions of North America

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An 1845 map of the Pacific coastline starting slightly west of present-day Alaska and extending to Mexico, including Oregon, California,and regions north to the Arctic. It shows cities and some towns, and selected rivers, mountains, and other features. This map is meant to accompany a history of Oregon, California, and other west-coast territories.

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1 map

Creation Information

Greenhow, Robert, 1800-1854. & Ringgold, George H. 1845.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: General Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 103 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

An 1845 map of the Pacific coastline starting slightly west of present-day Alaska and extending to Mexico, including Oregon, California,and regions north to the Arctic. It shows cities and some towns, and selected rivers, mountains, and other features. This map is meant to accompany a history of Oregon, California, and other west-coast territories.

Physical Description

1 map

Notes

Full title on map: Map of the Western & Middle Portions of North America, to illustrate History of California, Oregon and the other Countries on the North-West Coast of America by Robert Greenhow.

Notes

"Note: The places of which the names appear in the border of the map are in the Latitutes indicated by their positions."

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  • The history of Oregon and California, and the other territories of the north-west coast of North America; accompanied by a geographical view and map of those countries, and a number of documents as proofs and illustrations of the history; By Greenhow, Robert, 1800-1854., 979 G838

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  • 1845

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Dec. 7, 2010, 8:08 p.m.

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Greenhow, Robert, 1800-1854. & Ringgold, George H. Map of the Western & Middle Portions of North America, map, 1845; Boston, Massachusetts. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29434/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.