The making of America Far West / produced by the Cartographic Division, National Geographic Society ; John B. Garver, Jr., Chief Cartographer ; John F. Shupe, Associate Chief ; chief editorial consultant, D.W. Meinig ; principal regional consultant, James J. Parsons

Author(s): National Geographic Society (U.S.). Cartographic Division
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Subjects: Southwest, New--History--Maps
Formats: Map
Material Type: Cartographic material -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : The Society, c1984
LC Classification: G
Physical Description: 1 map : col., plastic coated ; 69 x 50 cm., folded to 14 x 18 cm
Alternate Titles: Far West
Additional Authors: Garver, John B
Shupe, John F
Meinig, D. W. (Donald William), 1924-
Parsons, James Jerome, 1915-
Notes: LCCN: 85694614 /MAPS/r892
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale 1:1,871,000. 1 cm. = 18.7 km. 1ʺ = 29.5 miles ; Albers conical equal-area proj., standard parallels 29°30ʹ and 45°30ʹ (W 124°--W 114°/N 42°--N 32°)
Relief shown by shading and spot heights
"April 1984."
Panel title
Title at lower left: Far West
"Design: John F. Dorr, Charles W. Berry ; map compilation: Harry D. Kauhane, Susan Young ; research: Gail C. Foley, Bette Joan Gross, Kathy B. Maher."
Also issued without plastic coating as a supplement to the National Geographic
Includes historical notes, list of abbreviations and "Geographical equivalents."
Text, 5 maps showing population change between northern and southern California, 2 maps showing Asian and Hispanic population, and col. ill. on verso
On verso: 1. Spanish imprint, 1697-1823 -- 2. Sudden transition, 1821-1860 -- 3. The New Eden, 1860-1900 -- 4. Water, the key to growth, 1900-1940 -- 5. Explosive growth, 1940-present
Publisher's no.: 02029
OCLC Number: 13216633