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Detailed map of the Sunset Oil Field, in Kern County.

The map was prepared by the California Department of Natural Divison of Oil & Gas. The map shows the the oil rights in the region, primarily owned by Standard OIl Company near the town of Maricopa, along with many other prooperty ownes and a number of pipe lines.

Includes a number of annotations.

The Midway-Sunset Oil Field is a large oil field in Kern County, California. Discovered in 1894, and having a cumulative production of close to 3 billion barrels of oil at the end of 2006, it is the largest oil field in California and the third largest in the United States. Tthe first known producing oil well in the field was a 100 foot Tulare Formation producer drilled in 1887. More than 100 gushers roared in between the boom years of 1909 and 1912.