A map of the sources of the Colorado & Big Salt Lake, Platte, Yellow-Stone, Muscle-Shell, Missouri : & Salmon & Snake Rivers, branches of the Columbia River

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Title

A map of the sources of the Colorado & Big Salt Lake, Platte, Yellow-Stone, Muscle-Shell, Missouri : & Salmon & Snake Rivers, branches of the Columbia River

Subject

West (U.S.)--Discovery and exploration

Description

Captain Benjamin Bonneville, on leave from the U.S. Army, took a four year expedition, from 1832 to 1836, into the American west. This map is from his publicaiton on his exlorations. Relief indicated by hachures.

Creator

Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de, 1796-1878

Source

From: The Rocky Mountains : or, scenes, incidents, and adventures in the far west, digested from the journal of Captain B.L.E. Bonneville, of the Army of the United States, and illustrated from various other sources. Washington Irving. Philadelphia : Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1837.

Publisher

Carey, Lea, & Blanchard

Date

1837

Contributor

Stiles, S.

Identifier

B-865

Original Format

Map

Height (inches)

16.5

Width (inches)

15.35

Source

Montana Historical Society Research Center