Great Surveys of the American West.
Place Published: Norman, OK
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Date Published: September, 1966
Edition: Later printing
Book Id: 19760
410pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Illustrated wraps.
An excellent history of the beginnings of the USGS, and a must for anyone with an interest in the exploration and cartography of the west. This book is probably not as well known as Stegner's 'Beyond the Hundredth Meridian', but just as important.