Cover image for The United States
The United States
The United States
National Geographic Society (U.S.). Cartographic Division.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : The Society, [1987]

Physical Description:
1 map : color ; 69 x 102 cm, folded to 15 x 22 cm
General Note:
Relief shown by shading and spot heights.

"September 1987."

"Supplement to the National Geographic, September 1987, page 340A, vol. 172, no. 3--The United States."

Includes insets of Alaska, Hawaii, "Principal Hawaiian Islands, " area map, and key to abbreviations.

Text and facsimile "A new and correct map of the United States of North America, " 1784 by Abel Buell on verso.

On verso: Europe claims North America, ca. 1750 -- A new nation on stage, 1787 -- Coming of age, 1821 -- Coast to coast, 1850 -- The Union holds, 1877 -- The fifty states today, 1987 -- A broader view.
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