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Five Small Maps of Virginia and Parts of Adjoining States Showing Forest Regions, Distribution of Forests in 1870,...

Title:
Five Small Maps of Virginia and Parts of Adjoining States Showing Forest Regions, Distribution of Forests in 1870,...
Creator:
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899
Date:
1874?
Type:
Map
Format:
reformatted digital
Subject:
g3881.f1 1870 .f5
Description:
Raster, Original Sheet(s): 5 maps on 1 sheet : hand col. ; each 8 x 12 cm., sheet 36 x 30 cm., Website description: These maps date from the 1870s, and indicate Hotchkiss’ interest in thematic mapping to promote Virginia after the Civil War., Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989., LC copy: Four physical pieces pasted together to form 1 irregularly shaped sheet of paper, with pencil and ink annotations, including titles of individual maps., Contents: No. 78. A Botanical map showing provinces and districts of the Forest region in part in Va. / in part after Porter and Curtis -- No. 79. Map showing distribution of forests (proportional), in Va., in 1870, in four degrees of density / after Brewer in U.S. stat. atlas -- No. 80. Zoological map showing faunal regions and districts in part in Va. / after Cope -- No. 82. Map showing distribution and density of population in Va., in 1870 / compiled from ninth census of United States by Supt. Walker -- No. 83. Map showing distribution and density of negro population in Va. in 1870 / compiled from ninth census of United States by Supt. Walker., Classification: G3881.F1 1870 .F5, Last alternate title from Website.