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Rare map of Oregon & Washington Territory, from Rogers & Johnston's rare Atlas of the United States. The map was derived from the momumental and equally rare wall map, an historic collaboration between Professor Rogers, and American, and the Johnston publishing house in Britain. The map is colored by counties and shows both territories extending to the Rocky Mountains, with only a few counties East of the Cascades. Several early routes are noted. Elevations of major mountains are shown. A number of early forts are shown, inlcuding Fort Hall, Cantonment Loring, Ft. Boise, Fort Wahlah Wahlah, Ft Colville, Ft. Okinakane, etc. Priest's Rapids, American Falls, Three Tetons, Thompson's Rapids, Ross Rapids, Mt. Ranier, Mt. Adams, The Dalles, Ft. Niqually, Cowling Landing, and many other early places appear. The map names many passes and provides and excellent topographical treatment of the region. In Jackson County Oregon, the mining regions, Indian Agency Mine and Independence Mine are named. A fine example of this truly rare map. An essential map for Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana collectors.