Rand McNally & Co. Map of Florida. 1892

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Rand McNally & Co. 

Map of Florida.

1892

20 x 27 in

A beautiful 1892 map of Florida issued by Rand McNally and Company. The map covers the state of Florida in its entirety along with parts of adjacent Georgia. An inset in the lower left quadrant details the southern portion of the state including the Florida Keys. Another inset map details parts of Lake Orange and Volusia counties on an enlarged scale. The map delineates survey grids and plats referencing the work of the U.S. Land Survey. Makes numerous references to forts and battle sites related to the Seminole Wars. Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades, Biscayne Bay, Tampa Bay and the Okefenokee Swamp are identified. Overall, the map is highly detailed with cities, towns, railroads, swamps and other topographical details also noted. Map is color coded according to counties with elevation rendered by hachure. This map was issued as plate nos.142 and 143 in the 1893 edition of Rand McNally and Company's Indexed Atlas of the World - possibly the finest atlas Rand McNally ever issued.

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