[Maps and Notes to Accompany an Expedition Narrative]

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Two maps that accompany a narrative about a U.S. expedition in 1849. The first sketch map is of the area around the Dead Sea (Scale ca. 1:126,720). The second sketch map details the area around the River Jordan (Scale ca. 1:63,360). Each map includes some landmarks of the area and depths including relief shown by hachures. An additional page (front and back) has handwritten notes containing the expense sheet from the expedition.

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2 maps on 1 sheet + [2] p.

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Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865. 1849.

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  • Main Title: [Maps and Notes to Accompany an Expedition Narrative]
  • Added Title: Sketch Map of the Dead Sea from the Observations of the U.S. Expedition under the command of Lt. W. F. Lynch, U.S.N., 1848
  • Added Title: Sketch Map of the River Jordan from the Observations of the U.S. Expedition under the command of Lt. W. F. Lynch, U.S.N., 1848

Description

Two maps that accompany a narrative about a U.S. expedition in 1849. The first sketch map is of the area around the Dead Sea (Scale ca. 1:126,720). The second sketch map details the area around the River Jordan (Scale ca. 1:63,360). Each map includes some landmarks of the area and depths including relief shown by hachures. An additional page (front and back) has handwritten notes containing the expense sheet from the expedition.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet + [2] p.

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"Entered according to act of Congress by Lea and Blanchard in the year 1849 in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania."

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  • Narrative of the United States' expedition to the river Jordan and the Dead Sea / by W.F. Lynch, U.S.N., commander of the expedition ; with maps and numerous illustrations., DS107 .L98 1849

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  • 1849

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Lynch, William Francis, 1801-1865. [Maps and Notes to Accompany an Expedition Narrative], map, 1849; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29435/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.