Auction 93, Lot 141

"Lake Lahontan. A Quaternary Lake of Northeastern Nevada", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Nevada

Period: 1883 (published)

Publication: 3rd Annual Report 1881-82

Color: Printed Color

Size:
18.2 x 28.5 inches
46.2 x 72.4 cm

An attractive map of the western half of the state. Covers the region from Mono Lake and Lake Tahoe north to above Goose Lake. Topographical features are nicely rendered in printed color by Julius Bien & Co. Railroads and a number of towns (Carson, Virginia, Ragtown, etc.) are shown. The lake was a quaternary lake in northeastern Nevada, with only remnants existing today. By Israel C. Russell.

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Condition: B

Backed with archival tissue. Overall even age toning, else fine.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/6/2000

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