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Report on the topographical survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York, for the year 1873

New York (state). Adirondack Survey.

Report on the topographical survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York, for the year 1873

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Published by Weed (pr.) in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (State) -- Surveys,
  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: Second report, 1873-74.

    Statementby Verplanck Colvin. Transmitted to the Legislature April 21, 1874.
    ContributionsColvin, Verplanck, 1847-1920.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination306 p. pl., map, plan, diag.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15578587M


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One, a canal at Blue Mountain Lake to flow into the Rock River and thus into the Hudson, and the second a “project which originated. New York: D. Appleton & Co., Report on a Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York. By Verplanck Colvin. Albany, The Argus Company, Printers.

This is an important contribution to the geography of the State of New York. All the maps of the Adirondack region hitherto published abound in inaccuracies, which are.

W.W. Ely, a Rochester, New York physician and outdoorsman was an avid hiker and explorer in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

This rare pocket map copyright and published in is based on Dr. Ely's decades of hiking and note taking in order to produce a reliable map of the Adirondack Mountains region for visitors. An inset map of the New England states, Pennsylvania. Verplanck Colvin made his ascent of Ampersand (which he notes was formerly called Moose Mountain) on Octoas described in "Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York for the Year " (Ap Senate Doc.

98). Adirondack First Growth Forest: This tree, one of about fifty Eastern White Pines in a twelve-acre site near Paul Smiths, is part of an Elders Grove which may have germinated in the wake of a windstorm or other disturbance that struck the region between and Although the trees surrounding the site have been logged, the elders were spared, possibly because early loggers were unsure of.

Report on the Topographical Survey of the Wilderness of New York for the Year79, 80 reservations Saint Regis (Mohawk), 31f, 32 Revolutionary War, 32 Iroquois loyalties in, Richelieu River, – French forts along, – Iroquoi fort. Verplanck Colvin. "Measurement of Whiteface Mountain with Spirit-Level and graduated Rod", drawn by Verplanck Colvin, published in the Seventh Report of the Adirondack Survey, "Adirondack Survey Sketch by Verplanck Colvin, In he wrote a report arguing that if the Adirondack watershed was allowed to deteriorate, it would threaten the viability of the Erie Canal, which was then vital to New York's economy, and that the entire Adirondack region should therefore be protected by the creation of a state forest preserve.

Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York for the year (Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, ): 9 Verplanck Colvin. Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York for the year (Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, ): 10 Philip G.

Terrie. Adirondack Survey – Specimen of Preliminary Reconnaissance Sketch Showing the Approximate Positions and Names of Thirty Nine Ponds or Lakes Important and New to the Maps (Pl. 11), circa From: Report on the topographical survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York for the year All Maps are ORIGINAL as published and NOT photocopies.

This Fold Out Map is Titled "ADIRONDACK SURVEY by Verplanck Colvin. SKETCH Showing CONTOUR LINES of Mountains as Drawn in the Field without Vertical Hatchings." Map accompanied a book titled Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York Colvin Second Report An illustration by Verplanck Colvin from his Seventh Report to the New York State Legislature Born: January 4, in Albany, New York.

Died: Verplanck Colvin was a lawyer, author, illustrator and topographical engineer whose understanding and appreciation for the environment of the Adirondack Mountains led to the creation of New York's Forest Preserve and the Adirondack Park.

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint, of engraving: depicts a newly cleared forest with large tree trunks on the ground. Men with raised axes are cutting down trees. Forest and mountains in the background. Lithograph found in, "Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York"Plate 8.

Map of the New York wilderness: to accompany Wallace's Descriptive guide to the Adirondacks 1: Ely, William Watson G. & C. Colton & Co. Map of the Adirondack wilderness 1: Stoddard, Seneca Ray, S.R. Stoddard "Jefferson, Oswego, and Lewis Counties" from New topographical atlas and gazetteer of New York.

By the middle of the 19th Century, New York led the nation's timber industry. In the "Big Boom" was erected across the Hudson River at Glens Falls to catch the logs being driven down that river to the sawmills.

That year,thirteen-foot logs floated through Glens Falls. The next year,made their way down the Hudson. Reproduction of a fold out map from Colvin's "State of New York Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York for the Year " The background (border) color may be edited and changed if you like.

Just click the customize button. This map has been edited to repair tears and other cosmetic damage. Evidence of an old water stain remains evident. The images are Price: $ Reproduction of a fold out map from Colvin's "State of New York Report on the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Wilderness of New York for the Year " This image is also available with a pre-made background/border if desired.

This map has been edited to repair tears and other cosmetic damage. Evidence of an old water stain remains evident. The images are reproduced here from very Price: $   I like it all. Phillip Terrie’s book “Seeing the Forest” is a good read in it’s handsome hardbound format with a dj.

I’ve got it all just about, going back to some of Verplanck Colvin’s Topographical Survey’s (I have the & 79 Reports.) These reports are chock full of Colvin’s journal entries which he incorporated into the.

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Second Edition at the best online prices End date:. A lawyer, author, illustrator, and topographical engineer, Colvin was in the right place at the right time, and his report of the climb inspired state officials to commission a survey of the mountains. In his topographical survey of the Adirondack Mountains he illustrated the severity of the landscape's degradation, and the effects it had.Content: "Adirondack Survey Report Pl.

" Content: Includes notes and one illustration. Content: From: Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York, Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, ) Physical Description Extent: 1 map: color ; 47 x 59 cm, on sheet 50 x 61 cm Type of Resource Cartographic.- Explore yankeegirl's board "Adirondacks" on Pinterest.

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