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Washington Caruthers Kerr and Henry Benjamin Charles Nitze, Map of North Carolina Showing the Distribution of Iron Ores, 1892

Title

Washington Caruthers Kerr and Henry Benjamin Charles Nitze, Map of North Carolina Showing the Distribution of Iron Ores, 1892

Description

This map of the state of North Carolina in 1892 shows the locations of various iron ore deposits across the state. The ores listed are Magnetite, Red Hematite, Brown Hematite, and Blackband iron. This map reveals the mineral wealth of the Deep River Valley and the surrounding region. It explains why the Confederate government favored the construction of new extractive industries here some thirty years prior.

Creator

Kerr, Washington Caruthers and Nitze, Henry Benjamin Charles

Source

Washington Caruthers Kerr and Henry Benjamin Charles Nitze, Map of North Carolina Showing the Distribution of Iron Ores, 1892in North Carolina Maps, accessed April 16, 2013, http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ncmaps/id/2200.

Date

1892-XX-XX

Contributor

Boyer, Steven

Type

Still Image

Coverage

North Carolina

Original Format

Illustration

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Citation

Kerr, Washington Caruthers and Nitze, Henry Benjamin Charles , Washington Caruthers Kerr and Henry Benjamin Charles Nitze, Map of North Carolina Showing the Distribution of Iron Ores, 1892, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 25, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/702.