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Map of the gold regions of California : compiled from original surveys / by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen & Prince Albert
Alternative Title
Map of the gold regions of California.
Wyld, James, 1812-1887, cartographer
Date Created and/or Issued
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Huntington Library
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Alternate title from cover. Wyld has compiled a number of other maps and surveys, some rather inaccurate. Only lists 26 counties, but there were 27 when the state was divided in 1850; Napa and Colusi are combined in what was actually just Napa County. Los Angeles County is mentioned in the list, but Santa Barbara County seems to extend to the San Diego County border. Santa Cruz is called "Branciforte," it's original name, which was changed only 2 months after its founding. Merced and Mariposa are pointed out by MS additions. Tahoe is labeled Fremonts L. Sales sticker. Prime meridian: GM. Relief: hachures. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Polyconic. Printing Process: Engraving. Verso Text: MS Notes: Maps 2.00 49-100. Sales sticker.
1 map hand col. 51 x 42 cm., sheet 54 x 46 cm.
Gold mines and mining--California--Maps
Time Period
North America United States California Arizona Nevada Utah Gold Regions
W 125°
W 111°/N 44°
N 30°
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Purchased from Eleanor Billingsley, June 18, 1924

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