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Date

1873

Description

Sketch showing triangulations, names and elevations of mountains, water bodies, and political boundaries in the Adirondacks. Lithography by Weed, Parsons, and Co., Albany, N.Y.

Verplanck Colvin (1847–1920) was an illustrator and topographical engineer whose understanding and appreciation for the environment led to the creation of the Adirondack Park. As Superintendent of the Adirondack Survey, he was responsible for many of the surveys, maps, and sketches that emerged in the late 19th Century.

Source: Union College Adirondack Research Library

Physical Description

33.4 x 22.75 inches.

Keywords

Crown Point, Bald Peak, Westport, cartographic materials, map, Adirondack Park

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