Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
Title: United States of North America
Creator: Melish, John, 1771-1822
Publisher: Carey & Lea
Publishing Location: Philadelphia
Region Depicted: United States
Date Produced: 1821
Date Published: 1821
Historical Context: This is a later copy of the first geological map of the United States with William Maclure's color references.
Printing Process: Engraving
Printing Technique: Copper
Material Type: Paper
Notes: A small color key is attached to this map showing the types of rock seen in the region, the same key is hand-written on the front of the map.
Brief Description: Map of central and eastern United States with a hand-drawn color key showing the types of rock seen in the region.
Physical Description: 1 map: hand-applied full colored; hand-laid paper
Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/11656.0001