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Topographical map of the Perkiomen Water Basin and neighboring watersheds in Bucks and Montgomery Counties

Title
Topographical map of the Perkiomen Water Basin and neighboring watersheds in Bucks and Montgomery Counties / surveyed for the service of the Philadelphia Water Department by William Ludlow, chief engineer, Rudolph Herring, engineer in charge, F.L. Paddock, chief topographer.
Author
Ludlow, William, 1843-1901,
Publication
  • [Harrisburg] : E.K. Meyers, state printer
  • [Harrisburg] : Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, 1887.
  • [New York] : Julius Bien & Co., lith.

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sheet no. 1CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 1Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 2CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 2Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 3CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 3Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 4CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 4Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 5CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 5Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 6CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 6Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 7CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 7Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 8CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 8Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 9CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 9Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 10CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 10Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 11CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 11Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117
sheet no. 12CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5186 sheet no. 12Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
12 maps; 61 x 73 cm and 61 x 74 cm
Series Statement
[Report of progress] / Geological Survey of Pennsylvania ; C7
Uniform Title
Report of progress (Geological Survey of Pennsylvania) ; C7.
Alternative Title
  • Atlas, Bucks and Montgomery Counties
  • Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US207.1.01
  • Perkiomen Water Basin
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Maps.
  • Topographic maps.
Note
  • Relief shown by contours.
  • Title from sheet numbers 1 and 6.
  • Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
  • In top center margin: Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, J.P. Lesley, state geologist.
  • "Published by the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania to assist and illustrate the exploration of the triassic belt on a horizontal scale of 1600 feet to one inch, with lines of vertical elevation every 10 feet. J. P. Lesley, state geologist, Charles A. Ashburner, geologist in charge."
  • "This map is constructed from the topographical surveys of the Philadelphia Water Department ..."
  • "The photographic reduction of the original map was adjusted by Julius Bien & Co. to a polyconic projection constructed by E.B. Harden, chief topographer, G.S. Pa."
  • Includes key map in lower left margin.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Linking Entry (note)
  • Accompanies: The geology of Philadelphia County and of the southern parts of Montgomery and Bucks / Charles E. Hall. Harrisburg : Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, 1881 (Report of progress / Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania ; C 6)
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5186
OCLC
26797378
Author
Ludlow, William, 1843-1901, creator, surveyor.
Title
Topographical map of the Perkiomen Water Basin and neighboring watersheds in Bucks and Montgomery Counties / surveyed for the service of the Philadelphia Water Department by William Ludlow, chief engineer, Rudolph Herring, engineer in charge, F.L. Paddock, chief topographer.
Publisher
[Harrisburg] : Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, 1887.
Manufacturer
[New York] : Julius Bien & Co., lith.
[Harrisburg] : E.K. Meyers, state printer
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:19,200 ; polyconic projection (W 75°38ʹ55ʺ--W 74°59ʹ20ʺ/N 40°33ʹ30ʺ--N 40°08ʹ30ʺ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Series
[Report of progress] / Geological Survey of Pennsylvania ; C7
Report of progress (Geological Survey of Pennsylvania) ; C7.
Linking Entry
Accompanies: The geology of Philadelphia County and of the southern parts of Montgomery and Bucks / Charles E. Hall. Harrisburg : Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, 1881 (Report of progress / Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania ; C 6)
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 656, column c, no. 7
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner of each sheet: 48584-48594, 48602. Map Div. lacks accompanying text.
Source
US207.1.01
Place of Publication
United States Pennsylvania Harrisburg.
Added Author
Herring, Rudolph, creator, surveyor.
Paddock, F. L., creator, surveyor.
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903.
Ashburner, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1854-1889.
Meyers, E. K., printer.
Harden, E. B. (Edward B.)
Geological Survey of Pennsylvania, publisher.
Julius Bien & Co., lithographer.
Added Title
Perkiomen Water Basin
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US207.1.01
Related To
Report of progress 1874-1889, A-Z. Harrisburg : Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey, 1875-91. v. C, pt. 6 (OCoLC)2140447
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5186 [Filed with Pa. parts, Perkiomen Water Basin]
Map Div. 17-5186
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