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Map of the Course of The Mississippi from the Missouri.
Map of the Course of the Mississippi from the Missouri and the Country of the Illinois to the mouth of this River. Plate 23, in A Journey in North America, Containing a Survey of the Countries Watered by the Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, and Other Affluing Rivers... George Henri Victor Collot. Paris: 1796 (But 1826 due to delay in publishing)
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Collot's map is among the earliest detailed maps of the Mississippi River Valley. It is based on his travels on the river in 1796.