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Map of the Colorado Desert

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Full Title; Map of the Colorado Desert, Sonora Mesa, and Delta of the Rio Colorado

Author and Artist; J. Hart for the Colorado Irrigation Company

Date Published; 1893

Additional information from: Google Earth; Notice the address of the artist that drew the map, J. Hart, in the lower left hand corner of the drawing.  That house still exists at 680 Communipaw Ave., Jersey City, NJ.  It’s the middle unit, behind the bush.

Life of the Salton Sea