Texas State Archives Map Collection
Colton's Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, of Mexico and the West Indies
|Publisher:||Colton, J.H., New York, 1853.|
|Cartographer:||-- None Listed --|
|Scale:||1 inch = 60 miles|
|Size:||131 cm x 50 cm|
|Type of Map:||general|
|Format:||color, engraved, lithographed, printed|
|Photo Media:||-- None Listed --|
Colton's Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, of Mexico and the West Indies Image:
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Map covers most of Canada, islands in the Caribbean, Central America, and the tip of South America in addition to places listed in the title. Shows rivers, lakes, mountainous areas, cities, towns, forts, canals, railroads, Indian tribes, roads, and routes and trails, including Fremont's routes, the Oregon Route, the Santa Fe Trail, and the Old San Antonio Road. There are engravings of various ships at sea, and of native flora and fauna throughout the continent. Tables: a) Statistics of the United States... 1850, b) Table of Distances. Insets: 1) Map of New Foundland, 2) The Southeastern Part of the West Indies, 3) Map of Central America. Long. 55 - 133 deg. 5/7/82
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