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Climatic Map of the Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains Compiled from U.S.A. Signal Service and Medical Reports Geological Surveys, Individual Observations and c.

Title:
Climatic Map of the Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains Compiled from U.S.A. Signal Service and Medical Reports Geological Surveys, Individual Observations and c.
Creator:
Denison, Charles, 1845-1909
Date:
1877
Type:
Map
Format:
reformatted digital
Description:
Raster, Original Sheet(s): 54 x 25 cm., Website description: Denison designed several maps to promote migration to the Front Range, including this one touting the health benefits of Colorado’s climate., Scale bar in map image., Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich., Relief shown by hachures, tints and contours., Contour interval: 500 feet., Depicts road and rail transportation routes, isothermal lines, mean temperatures, relative humidity, precipitation and prevailing winds in portions of Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas., Host/Source Creator: Denison, Charles, 1845-1909. Host Type of Resource: text. Host Extent: xii, 192 p. : fold. map, fold. chart ; 21 cm., Alternate title from Website.