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Map of Texas, California, New Mexico and the northern states of Mexico, October 15, 1842 'Published under the superintendence of the Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.' 'Published by Chapman & Hall, 186 Strand, 15 Oct. 1842.' 'J. & C. Walker, Sculpt.' Scale [ca. 1:7,600,000]. 1 in. to ca. 120 miles (W 125°--W 91°/N...
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Map of Las Vegas and vicinity, Clark County, Nevada, April 15, 1951 '2nd issue. 4/15/51.' 'Jack Asher, Reg. C.E. & Land Surveyor, Nev. #305.'
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Generalized geological map of the Boulder Reservoir floor and adjacent areas, 1936 At top of map: 'Bull. Geol. Soc. Am., Vol. 47. Longwell, Pl. 21.'
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County and township map of Utah and Nevada, 1881 'Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.' Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. In upper-right corner: 91. Shows range and...
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Map of Clark County, Nevada, 1927 'Compiled by J.T. McWilliams from official county records, U.S. Land Dept. surveys, railroad co. field maps and many personal surveys. Made in 1927 by J.T. McWilliams, C.E.' Includes township and road districts, school districts, mining districts, railroads, wagon roads, trails,...
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Map of Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada, October 1, 1940 'Compiled by C.D. Baker, Civil Engineer, State Water Right Surveyor, Mineral Surveyor, Gen. Land Office, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. Oct. 1, 1940.'
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Redevelopment plan map for downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, November 18, 1987 Scale [ca. 1:12,000. 1 inch equals approx. 1,000 feet]. 1 map ; on sheet 61 x 46 cm. "Nov. 18, 1987." "All land use designations on this map are to be interpreted in conformance with the community profiles component of...
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Topographic map of area near Virgin River south of St. Thomas, Nevada, 1936 Scale [ca. 1:110,880. 1 in. to approx. 1.75 miles]. 'Bull. Geol. Soc. Am., Vol. 47. Longwell Pl. 4.' Published as plate 4 of Longwell's Geology of the Boulder Reservoir floor, Arizona-Nevada.
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Map of Lake Mead, Arizona-Nevada, showing locations of gages used to establish water-stage elevations during... Scale [ca. 1:274,349. 1 in. to approx. 4.33 miles] (W 114°54′--W 113°54′/N 36°36′--N 35°58′). 1 map ; 27 x 34 cm.
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Map of southern California and southern Nevada, 1872 'Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by Asher & Adams in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.' Scale [ca. 1:1,267,300]. 1 in. to 20 miles (W 124°--W 114°/N 42°--N 32°). Shows natural features,...
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Map showing the territories of New Mexico and Utah, 1855 'Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the Dist. Court of the U.S. for the South'n. Dist. of New York.' Scale [ca. 1:4,752,000. 1 in. to...
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Map of Utah, New Mexico, Texas, California, Indian territory, and the northern states of Mexico,... At head of title: 'North America, sheet XV.' 'Published under the superintendence of the Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.' At bottom center of map:'London, Charles Knight, Jany. 1st, 1852.' At bottom right of map: ' J. & C. Walker...
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Map of Mexico and Central America, 1828 Includes southwestern and southeastern United States and parts of the Caribbean islands. 'Nach den besten Hülfsmitteln in Mercators Projection entworfen und gezeichnet vom Pr.L. v. Stülpnagel. Gotha, bei J. Perthes, 1828.' Scale ca. 1:14,000,000 ; Mercator projection. Relief shown by...
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Map of Mexico and Central America, 1826 'Par L. Vivien, Géographe, Gravée par Giraldon-Bovinet. 1826, Paris. Chez Ménard & Desenne, Rue Git-le-Coeur, No. 8.' Scale [ca. 1:15,840,000] (W 125°--W 75°/N 35°--N 05°). Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored. Atlas plate number in upper margin: no. 34.
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Map of Mexico, circa 1830s-1840s 'Engraved by S. Hall, Bury Strt., Bloomsby.' Inset map: Guatimala [sic] (including Honduras and Belize). Includes area of Southwestern states. Scale [ca. 1:12,400,000. 1 in. to approx. 200 miles] (W 125°-- W 85°/N 40°--N 15°). Relief shown by hachures....
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Map of Mexico and Central America, 1842 'Dresseé par M. Lapie, Colonel d'Etat Major. Et M. Lapie fils Capitaine au même Corp. Paris, 1842. Chez P.C. Lehuby Libre. Rue de Seine No. 53.' Scale [ca. 1:9,504,000. 1 in. to approx. 15 miles]. Relief shown by hachures....
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Hand-drawn map of Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1855 Not drawn to scale. Relief shown pictorially. Facsimile of manuscript map. Oriented with north to left. Shows Las Vegas Mormon Fort, desert, mountains.
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Map of proposed flood control project on the Virgin River in Clark County, Nevada, March,... 'Map no. 7 to accompany report on flood control survey. Made by Graham S. Quate. March 1934. Drawn by T.K.' Scale [ca. 1:15, 600. 1 in.=approx. 1,300 feet]. Relief shown by hachures. North oriented to upper right corner. Library's copy...
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Map of water pipelines owned by or to be sold to the Las Vegas Valley... Map shows portions of pipelines to be sold to the Las Vegas Valley Water District, pipelines connected to those to be sold to the District that will be retained by the railroad companies, and privately-owned pipelines connecting to those to...
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Map of Moapa Valley flood channel drainage program for 1940 Scale [ca. 1:63,360]. 1 in.=1 mile. Blueprint.
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Map showing location of proposed well at Las Vegas, Nevada, August 24, 1948 'Office of Vice President, Los Angeles, California.' 'Dwg. F-225.' Relief shown by contours. Hand-drawn red line marks portion of ranch property owned by Land Company.
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Blueprint map showing proposed changes to water system, Las Vegas Land & Water Co., Las... 'U.P.C. Co. #1799.31-T3-L3.'
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Diagrammatic drawing showing wells, springs, reservoir and settling basins, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 1942 Hand-drawn in pencil on tracing cloth. "June 1942." Also shows pipelines and power lines. Includes a hand-written table showing the number of the well or spring, casing size, depth, capacity in gallons per day, and whether it is pump or...
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Blueprint map showing proposed new 12" well and pipe line changes at water springs, Las... Stamped : 'Approved (Signed) A. Maguire, Assistant Chief Engineer.' In lower right corner: '6-W-74.' Some annotations written over in yellow; black dotted line added between forebay and final spring in the northwest.
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Blueprint map showing proposed water pipeline from Big Spring to Las Vegas, Nevada, January 24,... 'S.P.L.A.&S.L.R.R. Los Angeles Division. Map of pipe line from Big Spring. Las Vegas, Nev. Approved: Jan. 24, 1911. E.M. Jessup, E.M. of W.' In lower right corner: '4-U-323.'
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Map showing general geology and areas of artesian flow of the Las Vegas, Pahrump, and... 'United States Department of Interior, Geological Survey, Water Resources Bulletin No. 6.' 'State Engineer of Nevada.' Relief shown by contours. Includes township and range lines.
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General map showing approximate location of better known springs and wells in the Mohave and... At top of map: 'U.S. Geological Survey, George Otis Smith, Director. Water-supply paper no. 224, pl. 1.' 'Topography compiled from U.S. Geographical Survey atlas sheets,Perris' map of Southern California and other sources.' Relief shown by hachures. Shows township...
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Map to accompany agreement with Willie T. Stewart covering lease of land at Las Vegas,... 'Las Vegas Land and Water Company.' 'Office of Vice President, Los Angeles, California, August 10, 1943.' Relief shown by contours.
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Generalized hydrogeologic map of lower Moapa-Lake Mead area, Clark County, Nevada, 1968 'Hydrogeology by F.E. Rush, 1968. Geology adapted from Longwell and others 1965.' In lower left corner: ' Base: U.S. Geological Survey 1:250,000 topographic series; Las Vegas (1954).' At top of map: 'United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey....
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Map showing location of leased properties proposed to be sold to the Las Vegas Land... 'October 2, 1952.' Relief shown by contours. Hand-drawn lines mark land leased to these people, land proposed to be withdrawn from lease, and easement for a sewer.
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Map showing proposed improvements of Las Vegas Springs, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 26, 1918 'Exhibit A'. 'Approved Jan. 26, 1918.' Includes discharge figures and plans for improvements to springs for the municipal water system including diagrams of spillway openings, etc.
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Map of Las Vegas, Nevada, annotated to show different soil types, September 2, 1948 'Types of soil as determined by James M. Montgomery for use in appraisal. (Copy). LRM 7/10/52'--handwritten in blue pencil in lower right corner of map. 'September 2, 1947. Revised September 2, 1948.' Soil was designated as badly corrosive, mildly corrosive,...
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Surficial geologic map of Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, circa 1981 'United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey. Open-file report, 84-130, plate 1.' 'Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning.' 'Base from U.S. Geological Survey 1:100,000, Boulder City, Ariz.-Nev., Las Vegas, Nev.-Calif., Mesquite Lake, Nev.-Calif., 1978,...
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Map of explorations and surveys south of the Central Pacific Railroad made by the U.S.... 'Preliminary topographical map embracing in skeleton a portion only of the notes from surveys made in accordance with Par.II Special Orders No. 109 War Dept., March 18th, 1871 and letter of instructions of Brig. General A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Eng'rs....
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Topographic map of groundwater in the southwest quadrangle of Las Vegas, Nevada, 1985 'Las Vegas Area Map 3Bf.' 'Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey.' ' Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, Carson City, Nevada.' Scale 1:24,000 (W 115°15´00˝--W 115°07´30˝ / N 36°07´30˝--N 36°00´00˝). Series: Las Vegas area map ; 3Bf. Urban...
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Index map showing locations of geologic sections on plate 2 and wells on plates 2... 'United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey. Open-file report 84-130, plate 4.' 'Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning.' 'Base from U.S. Geological Survey 1:100,000 , Boulder City, Ariz.-Nev., Las Vegas, Nev.-Calif., Mesquite Lake, Nev.-Calif.,...
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Topographic map of Las Vegas Rancho, showing location of wells and water lines, Las Vegas,... 'May 1, 1940.' 'F-225.' Relief shown by contours.
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Map showing various facilities of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, March 1, 1953 'Exhibit C.' 'March 1, 1953.' 'I-67.' Scale [ca. 1:7,200] 1 in.=600 feet. Map shows facilities [mainly water-pipes] of Las Vegas Land and Water Company completed and those under construction as of September 1, 1952, and facilities which...
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Hydrogeologic map of Nevada Test Site and vicinity, southern Nevada, 1965 At top of map: ' United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey. Professional paper 712-C, plate 1. Prepared on behald of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.' At bottom of map: 'Base from U.S. Geological Survey, Caliente, Death Valley,...
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Topographic map of Lake Mead quadrangle, Nevada and Arizona, 1979 'Edited and published by the Bureau of Land Management. Base map prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey.' 'Surface management status by BLM, 1981.Minerals management status by BLM, 1981.' Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Contour interval 50 meters. Compiled...
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Index map showing locations of geologic sections on plate 2 and wells on plates 2... 'Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Water-supply paper 2320-a, plate 4.' 'Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning.' 'Base from U.S. Geological Survey 1:100,000 , Boulder City, Ariz.-Nev., Las Vegas, Nev.-Calif., Mesquite Lake, Nev.-Calif., 1978,...
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Map of Las Vegas Valley Water District, December 29, 1952 'Exhibit A.' 'Dec. 29, 1952.' 'I-128.' Scale [ca. 1:3,600]. 1 in.=300 feet. Shows water pipelines, other parts of the water system, and power lines to be removed or relocated when land is sold to the Las Vegas Valley Water...
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Fence diagram showing lithology of valley-fill deposits and summary of water-bearing properties for valley-fill and... 'Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Water-supply paper 2320-A, plate 2.' 'Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning.' 'Geology by R.W. Plume, 1981.'
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Maps showing distribution of coarse- and fine-grained deposits in the upper 1,000 feet of valley... 'Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Water-supply paper 2320-A, plate 3.' 'Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning.' 'Base from U.S. Geological Survey, 1:250,000, Las Vegas and Kingman, 1969.' 'Geology from Malmberg (1965); Longwell and others...
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Geologic map of Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, 1982 At top of map:'Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey. Prepared in cooperation with the Clark County Department of Comprehensive Planning. Water supply paper 2320-A, plate 1.' At bottom of map: ' Base from U.S. Geological Survey, 1:100,000, Boulder City,...
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Topographic map of groundwater in the southeast quadrangle of Las Vegas, Nevada, 1980 'Las Vegas Area Map 3Af.' 'Prepared in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey.' 'Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, Carson City, Nevada.' 'Topographic base from U.S. Geological Survey, Las Vegas SE 7 1/2 quadrangle, 1967.' Scale 1:24,000 (W 115°07'30"--W 115°00'00"/N 36°07'30"--N...
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Map of a part of southern Nevada showing ground-water conditions, 1914 At bottom of map: 'Base compiled from plane-table sheets, topographic maps of U.S. Geological Survey, railroad alignments, and General Land Office data.' Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows township and range grid. Covers from southeast corner of White...
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Map of Las Vegas showing areas owned by the Union Pacific Railroad Company, water pipes... Map showing downtown Las Vegas and tracts to the west showing water supply lines, wells, springs, and settling basins. Various areas outlined in red and yellow.
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Plat of original townsite of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, November 25, 1927 Subtitle: 'On N 1/2 of SW 1/4 section 27, T 20 S, R 61 E, M.D. Mer. showing cast iron water mains. Including location and distances of valves, fire hydrants, house connections, etc. Constructed by Las Vegas Land &Water Company....
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Map showing general plan for the district boundary of Lateral Sanitary Sewer District No. 1,... ' Webster L. Benham, consuting engineer.' 'Sheet 1 of 13.' Scale [ca. 1:3,600. 1 inch to approximately 300 feet]. Blueprint. Plat map. Library's copy has various areas colored in with red pencil.
 

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