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Blodget, Lorin, 1823-1901

Chart of Average Summer Temperatures
This is one of five charts of temperature designed by Lorin Blodget, the first made in the United States and derived from decades of research collected by the Smithsonian Institution.

(1855) | Chapter 3 | View the Map »

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Denison, Charles, 1845-1909

Climatic Map of the Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains
Denison designed several maps to promote migration to the Front Range, including this one touting the health benefits of Colorado’s climate.

(1877) | Chapter 3 | View the Map »