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Map of the United States, showing routes of principal explorers and early roads and highways
Honnold/Mudd Library Map Collection
United States. General Land Office
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Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
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Claremont Colleges Library
Maps and Mapping at The Claremont Colleges
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A map of the United States, including color-coded routes of significant explorers and early roads used by travelers and Native Americans such as the Kittaning Path, the Great Trail, the Great Indian Warpath, and the Old Connecticut Path. Insets of Alaska, the Philippines, the Samoan Islands, Manu'a, Guam, the Hawaiian Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Panama Canal line the bottom.
United States - Maps
Voyages and travels
Panama Canal (Panama)
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Bering, Vitus Jonassen, 1681-1741
Chirikov, Alekseĭ Ilʹich, 1703-1748
Ponce de León, Juan, 1460?-1521
Grenville, Richard, Sir, 1541?-1591
Lane, Ralph, 1530?-1603
Smith, John, 1580-1631
Verrazzano, Giovanni da, 1485-1528
Gómez, Esteban
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820
Narváez, Pánfilo de, -1528
De Soto, Hernando, approximately 1500-1542
Luna y Arellano, Tristán de, 1510-1573
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, 1643-1687
Dunbar, William, 1749-1810
Hunter, George, 1755-1823
Sibley, George Champlin, 1782-1863
Long, Stephen H. (Stephen Harriman), 1784-1864
Texan Santa Fé Expedition, 1841
Chihuahua Trail
Coronado, Francisco Vásquez de, 1510-1554
Cabrillo, Juan Rodríguez, -1543
Ferrer, Bartolomé
Drake, Francis, approximately 1540-1596
Vizcaíno, Sebastián, 1550?-1628?
Pérez Hernández, Juan José, approximately 1725-1775
Gray, Robert
Vancouver, George, 1757-1798
Hezeta, Bruno de, 1751-1807
Valdés Flores Bazán y Peón, Cayetano, 1767-1835
Portolá, Gaspar de
Portolà Expedition (1769-1770)
Walker, Joseph Rutherford, 1798-1876
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de, 1796-1878
Hunt, Wilson Price, 1783?-1842
Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848
Pacific Fur Company
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Clark, William, 1770-1838
Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780
Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813
Hennepin, Louis, active 17th century
Nicollet, Jean, 1598-1642
Marquette, Jacques, 1637-1675
Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700
Wilderness Road
Cumberland Road
Braddock's Campaign, 1755
Forbes Road (Pa.)
Cabot, Sebastian, approximately 1474-1557
Hudson, Henry, -1611
Mohawk Trail (Mass.)
Mayflower (Ship)
Pilgrims and pilgrimages
Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Côrte-Real, Gaspar, approximately 1450-1501
Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
La Vérendrye, Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de, 1685-1749
La Vérendrye family
Indians of North America
Native American tribes
North America - Description and travel
Voyages to the Pacific coast
Northwest Passage
Fur trade
Fur traders
Commerce - History
North America- History
Explorers - America
Explorers - United States
United States
American Samoa
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
Aleutian Islands (Alaska)
Original map, 108 x 71 cm: Honnold/Mudd Library map collection, folder 4:2, Maps-North America
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