George Rockwell Putnam worked for the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. He accompanied Admiral Peary to Greenland in 1896, traveled to the Pribilof Islands in 1897 as part of a group researching seal harvests, and served on Yukon Delta surveying...
Ms. Relief shown pictorially. Mounted on paper with missing neat lines and borders redrawn. Drawn by J. C. White. Shows Western Union Telegraph line from West Road River to Fort Stager and along the Collins River.
Shows proposed route of telegraph line from Siberia to Alaska. Includes distances table. Relief shown by shading. Annotated inside front cover. "Compiled from the latest and most reliable Russian, British, and American authorities."
Title page in British atlas: maps and charts accompanying the Case of Great Britain, by the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal, and published by the United States Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1904.