MAP OF THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK.

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Map of the Yellowstone National Park.

Lithograph, printed in color, 1881.
Image 15 1/2 x 17 3/8" (39.4 x 44 cm).
Good condition save for soft creases from being folded into a report.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95827
Price: $375.00
Publisher : Published by the U.S. Government.
Title continues with "Compiled from the Official Explorations & Surveys of the Superintendent of the Park and other authentic sources under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior." This is one of the first printed maps of the park that contains any real information. It shows and identifies geysers, mud springs, hot springs, (marked in red), mountains, creeks, rivers trails, etc. The planned hotel sites (12 in all) are marked with large green stars. Topography indicated through hachure. This map provides an early look at Yellowstone and the government plans for its development. Maps