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Columbia River Vancouver Wash. to Mouth of Willamette River (1859)

Washington State University Libraries

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Title Columbia River Vancouver Wash. to Mouth of Willamette River (1859)
Identifier wsu 575; F853 . U55 1895,737
Creator Warrick, Robert
Date 1895 2000 - 2002
Publisher Washington, D.C. : [s.n.]
Description 1 map: 29 x 69 cm. Scale: 4.25 inches = 1 mile. Soundings are expressed in feet and show the depths at low water. Proposed extension of existing dam shown by dashed line. Proposed dredging to 20 ft at low water shown by hachures. In order to make the city of Vancouver, Washington, more accessible by water up the Columbia, a proposal was adopted in 1892 to dam half the river south of Hayden Island, thus forcing water north of the island and creating a deeper channel past Vancouver....
Subject Columbia River -- Maps.; Vancouver (Wash.) -- History.
Type Maps
Coverage United States -- Oregon -- Columbia River; United States -- Washington (State) -- Columbia River
Rights Contact Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, for copyright information 509 335-6691
Format Original maps were scanned in color at 600 dpi on a Microtek 9600XL scanner and saved as TIFF files. The TIFF files were converted into the MrSID format at a compression ratio of 12 to 1 using LizardTech's Geospatial Encoder 1.5 software. These MrSid files were then uploaded into the CONTENTdm database at the Washington State University Libraries. image/jpeg
Contributor Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Language English
Relation Is found in Letter from the Secretary of War, in response to resolution of the United States Senate dated December 24, 1895, directing that the Secretary of War "send to the Senate any information in his possession with reference to the continued improvement of the Columbia River between the mouth of the Willamette River and the city of Vancouver."

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