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Stock# 32126
Description

Scarce early map of Alaska, showing the routes of Alaskan Explorers during the 19th Century.

The map provides a fantastic overview of Alaskan exploration in the 19th Century. Routes shown include a number of Indian Routes, "Rumored Indian Route," a number of early trails to the Yukon Gold Regions, and the following dated explorer routes:

  • Franklin: 1827
  • Simpson & Dease: 1837
  • Stoney & Cantwell: 1884-85
  • Allen: 1885
  • Stoney: 1885-86
  • Howard: 1886
  • Turner: 1889-90
  • Schwatka & Hayes: 1891
  • Greenfield: 1891
  • Sohanz: 1891
  • Walker: 1897
  • Berthole: 1897
  • Tilton 1897
  • Lopp1897
  • Jarvis: 1897
  • Tyrell: 1898

In addition to the above, there are more than a dozen undated routes. The map is unquestionably one of the most comprehensive works of its time and a fantastic resource for understanding the late 19th Century exploration of Alaska.