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Atlas of North American Exploration

I wondered if Edward Tufte or any of the rest of you have seen the book The Atlas of North American Exploration by William Goetzmann and Glyndwr Williams. I think it does a very effective job of graphically and verbally presenting various historic explorations throughout North America. I especially love the 1854 hand-colored lithograph (pp 168 - 169) done for the Great Pacific Railroad survey. It is a sort of 3-D map showing a panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains, and terrain that a railroad could pass through.

-- Kathy Lingo (email)


How does it compare with the excellent Atlas of Early American History by Lester J.Cappon, Barbara Bartz Petchenik, and John Hamilton Long (Princeton 1976)?

-- Edward Tufte




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