Item #8730 The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map. Charles D. WALCOTT, Charles Doolittle.
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map
The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map

The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska map

Place Published: [Washington, D.C.]
Publisher: Department of the Interior. U.S. Geological Survey.
Date Published: 1898
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding

Map only. Large colour map, flat 24-3/4 x 30 inches and folded 6 x 9 inches. Very good, minor tears at fold, otherwise very good condition. Published January, 1898. the base is a copy of a part of chart T of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, edition of June, 1897.. Map of Alaska showing known gold-bearing rocks with descriptive text containing sketches of the geography, geology, and gold deposits and routes to the gold fields. Includes legend indicating "Birch Creek series" and "Fortymile series".

Includes parts of the Yukon Territory and northern British Columbia. Shows two large inset maps, a) The trails from the tide water to the headwaters of the Yukon River, Alaska, b) The Klondike Gold Region, Canada. Shows topography, drainage, cities and towns, mineral resources, trails (e.g.: British Govt. Trail), routes (e.g.: Monthly mail steamer route to San Francisco)

The map shows the many routes to the Gold Regions in Alaska and the Klondike, along with the monthly mail Steamer Route. Showing known gold-bearing rocks. The routes identified to the Gold Regions include:

• Old Telegraph Route

• British Government Trail

• Stikine Trail

• Taku Trail

• "Reported Easy Portage"

• Skagway Trail

• Chilkat Trail

• Copper River Trail

Route via the Yukon River is also noted. Various Coal Regions are noted in Red, with the Gold Regions generally noted in Gold or Red.

Arctic Biblo. 18358
Very Good. Item #8730

$175.00 USD
$233.21 CAD

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