1823 - Carta esferica de los territorios de la alta y baja Californias y estado de Sonora.

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1823 Mexican map depicting Northwest Mexico and Mexican territories including Alta California, Arizona and New Mexico.

Description

A detailed map was prepared by José Narvaes, a well-known Mexican mariner, engineer, and cartographer. The map extends from the Rio Grande westward to include northwestern Mexico, Baja and Alta California, as well as Mexican territory in what became Arizona and New Mexico. The map also includes coastline, coastal features, soundings, navigational hazards, anchorages, administrative boundaries of independent Mexico, settlements, missions, presidios, mines, Native American nations, (possibly) sources of fresh water, the route of Anza's 1775 expedition, streams, bodies of water, and pictorial representation of relief. Map also includes a table providing population of Native Americans in various missions in Alta and Baja California.

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Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/resource/g4300.mf000071/

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Language

Spanish

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Arts and Humanities | Education | Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Document Type

Map

1823 - Carta esferica de los territorios de la alta y baja Californias y estado de Sonora.

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