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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Ray Lyman Wilbur, Secretary

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
George Otis Smith, Director

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BOUNDARIES, AREAS, GEOGRAPHIC CENTERS AND ALTITUDES OF THE UNITED STATES

AND THE SEVERAL STATES

WITH A BRIEF RECORD OF IMPORTANT CHANGES

IN THEIR TERRITORY AND GOVERNMENT

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For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C.

Price 50 cents

CONTENTS

Foreword.
How boundaries are established and changed.---
Boundaries of the United States and additions to its territory-
Boundaries of the United States..

Provisional treaty with Great Britain, 1782.
Treaty with Great Britain, 1783..
Treaty of London, 1794..
Treaty of Ghent, 1814.
Convention with Great Britain, 1818...
Arbitration by King of the Netherlands.--
Webster-Ashburton treaty with Great Britain, 1842.
Treaty with Great Britain, 1846.
Treaty with Great Britain, 1908..
Treaty with Great Britain, 1910..
Survey and marking of the northern boundary.
Treaty with Great Britain, 1925.--
Treaty with Spain, 1795.-
Distances along the boundaries.

The Mitchell map---
Additions to the territory of the United States..

Louisiana Purchase--
Florida Purchase.
Texas accession...
First Mexican cession..
Gadsden Purchase.
Alaska Purchase..
Hawaiian Islands..
Porto Rico, Guam, and the Philippine Islands.-
Samoa Islands.-
Wake Island,
Canal Zone..
Virgin Islands of the United States...
Guano islands.--
Guantanamo and Bahia Honda, island of Cuba.-
Isle of Pines.--
Great and Little Corn Islands.
Tonga Islands.
Yap Island.
Wrangell Island.----
Bennett, Henrietta, and Jeannette Islands.-
Islands in the north polar region..
United States rights in foreign countries -
Territorial waters.--

Air space over a state or nation..
Outlying possessions --

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