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Maps of Washington (State) and the Pacific Northwest, 1863-1994

Northwestern Oregon - Forest Types of the Douglas-Fir Region, undated.

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The Maps of Washington (State) and the Pacific Northwest consist of historic and superseded maps depicting forest resources, geology, public lands and land use, hydroelectric projects, highways, and railroads in Washington and the Pacific Northwest region. The regional maps include Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and, in some cases, California and Wyoming.

Scope and Content Note


3.5 cubic feet, including 158 maps; 6 map folders, 2 roll storage containers, and 1 oversize box


The Maps of Washington (State) and the Pacific Northwest are arranged into 7 series: I. Forestry Maps, 1898-1975; II. Public Land Maps, 1915-1986; III. Geologic Maps, 1936-1994; IV. Hydroelectric and Power Maps, 1948-1983; V. Superseded Topographic Maps, 1909-1965; VI. State of Washington Maps, 1909-1962; and VII. Pacific Northwest Maps, 1863-1975.

Related Papers

Additional forestry maps for Oregon are available in several collections, including the Bureau of Land Management Maps of Oregon (MAPS BLM), Forest Type Maps of Oregon (MAPS ForestType), National Forests in Oregon Maps (MAPS USFS), Oregon Department of Forestry Maps (MAPS ODF), and Donald B. Zobel Collection of Historic Forestry and Vegetation Maps (MAPS ZobelMaps).

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