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Central Rockies Map 1984 Side 2

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$29.95
SKU:900XXQ

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This map of the Central Rockies represents Side Two in a two-piece set of maps focused on this extraordinary region of awesome natural beauty, colorful history, and abundant resources.

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This map of the Central Rockies represents Side Two in a two-piece set of maps focused on this extraordinary region of awesome natural beauty, colorful history, and abundant resources. Published in August 1984 as part of the "Making of America" series, this map provides a detailed look at the history of Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming as the region changed from tribal lands, fur trading posts, and mining towns to a region known for its national parks, wildlife, ski resorts, and energy resources.

The 1984 Central Rockies map Side 2 features:
• Three maps containing information on the tribes of the region, the arrival of the horse, the fur trade, and the railroads, stages, pony express routes, and telegraph lines that opened the region to settlement
• A map and information detailing the immigration of the Mormons and their settlement in Utah
• A relief map of the region which includes information on its mining and ranching history
• A map and information on the region in modern times focusing on water projects, ski areas, energy boomtowns, and more
• A historical overview of the region
• Colorful illustrations

Coverage Area: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, western South Dakota, western Nebraska, western Kansas, southeastern Nevada

Additional Information

Geography Central Rockies
Geo Type Region
Map Type Historical Maps
Usage Type Classroom Maps
Niche No
Publisher NG Classic

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