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Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on tracing paper. The map was traced from U.S. Geological Survey map of Wisconsin, compiled in 1910-1911, and printed in 1...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Blue Mounds, Hollow Run, Bogies Hollow Run, Bear Creek, East Bre...
Description: Studio portrait of geologist Charles Whittlesey dressed for a field trip.
Description: This set of 32 maps and an index show the (then) proposed route of the Wisconsin Turnpike. The index shows the entire route of the turnpike, and the major...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: This map identifies the areas of the state that had been geologically surveyed or topographically surveyed, or both, as well as portions of the state still...
Description: Group portrait of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology club in the Beefeaters room in Memorial Union.
Description: A dogtooth calcite specimen from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. The specimen is approximately thre...
Description: A hematite fan, approximately six inches in length, from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. This speci...
Description: A series of four hand-colored, geological maps of Wisconsin. Starting from the top of the page, the first map is of a section along the line of the 4th pri...
Description: Title page of Increase Lapham's A Geographical and Topographical Description of Wisconsin published by P.C. Hale of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Description: George Hanson (seated foreground center), state geologist, peers into a microscope while examining a diamond. Leaning in to look on are (left to right) Pro...
Description: This map shows geographic regions of the entire state. The bottom left corner includes an "Explanation of Color": Laurentien Granite (pink), Huronian Iron-...
Professor, University President, Geologist and Author
Description: This color-coded map of the geology of southeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads....
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: A pictorial, hydrographic map shows sailing courses, historical and contemporary coastal attractions, roads, and the contour depths of Green Lake, Wisconsi...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This map is pencil on paper and shows rivers, granite locations, and selected landmarks. Relief is shown by hachures.
Description: Map showing the location of meteorological stations and effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January and July. The map shows cou...
Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows a profile of the Blue Mound and East Blue Mound.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Cyanotype print of the interior of the Geology Museum in Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View towards corner of a room with win...
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