Hand drawn survey map of Big Moose Lake and the adjacent lakes, ponds, streams and trails. The lakes near Big Moose Lake include, Russian Lake and May's Lake. The Ponds shown in the map are Constable Pond, Chubb Pond, West Pond, Gull Pond, and Little Gull Pond. The map notes the location of Albany Mountain and West Mountain. Also included is the approximate lengths of the trails and streams. The map is marked, "Private copy from private papers of Verplanck Colvin." Original map is 16.8" x 17.2" inches and is held by the Dept. of Environmental Conservation.
May 4 1882
Colvin, Verplanck, 1847-1920
New York State Archives, Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Bureau of Real Property, Verplanck Colvin maps of the Adirondack wilderness
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