Jun 23, 2022 - Sale 2610

Sale 2610 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(CALIFORNIA -- OIL FIELDS.) E.M. Douglas, Ralph Arnold, et al; for the U.S. Geological Survey. Preliminary Geologic and Structural Map of the Lompoc and Guadalupe Quadrangles, California Including a Large Part of the Santa Maria Oil District. Large chromolithographed geological map of Santa Barbara County from Point Sal to Cañada del Corral with a corresponding color legend keying rock composition, anticlinal and synclinal structure, oil wells in operation and abandoned. 23 1/2x24 1/2 inches overall, segmented and mounted to period linen backing; minor soiling and brief pencil annotations; ink inscription "Santa Maria Geologic, J.O. Nomland" to verso. Washington, D.C., 1907

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Detailed geological map examining petroleum development prospects in Santa Barbara County, California at the time the Lompoc, Orcutt (Santa Maria), and Cat Canyon Oil Fields were either in their early stages of detection or experiencing peak production. From the collection of noted American geologist, Dr. Jorgen O. Nomland.