Historic Maps of the Salt River and Gila Valleys


This project contains various historic maps and images of the Salt River and Gila Valley. These maps include prehistoric canal systems of the Hohokam Indians. Some maps also include modern irrigation projects and water ways of the time period.

Cite this Record

Historic Maps of the Salt River and Gila Valleys. ( tDAR id: 371611) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8BK1DST

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.544; min lat: 32.989 ; max long: -111.525; max lat: 33.004 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): alycia hayes

Resources Inside this Project (Viewing 1-7 of 7)


  1. Ancient Canals and Cities (1903)
  2. Historical Map of Salt River Valley (1905)


  1. Birdseye View of the Salt River Valley (1934)
  2. Map of Prehistoric Canal System, Gila Valley (1926)
  3. Prehistoric Irrigation Canals (1922)
  4. The Prehistoric Irrigation of the Casa Grande Ruins Area of the Gila River in Southern Arizona (1963)
  5. Salt River Valley Canal System (1966)