1 edition of Maps illustrating the isthmus of Tehuantepec found in the catalog.
Maps illustrating the isthmus of Tehuantepec
|Other titles||Map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Plan of that part of the Ismus of Tehuantepec, between the Jaltepec River and the Pacific Plains, Mouth of the Coatzacoalos River, Sketch from the mouth of the Coatzacoalos River to the town of Mina-titlan, Map of the Coatzacoalos River from Mina-titlan to the Isla del Suchil, and the Jaltepec River from its junction to the Railroad crossing, Map of the River Uspanapa to the Playa del Tigre, Map of Tancochapa River from the Hacienda of San José to the Isla de Xucuapa, Map of the village of Mina-titlan, Chart of the Ports of La Ventosa and Salina Cruz, Chart of the Entrance and Channel of the Boca Barra|
|Statement||by various cartographers.|
|Contributions||Tehuantepec Railway Company.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||8 maps ;|
Wendy Call visited the Isthmus of Tehuantepec—the lush sliver of land connecting the Yucatan Peninsula to the rest of Mexico—for the first time in She found herself in the midst of a storied land, a place Mexicans call their country's “little waist,” a place long known for its strong women, spirited marketplaces, and deep sense of. Every location mentioned in the Book of Mormon.
Winner of the National Book Prize for Nonfiction from Grub Street and the International Latino Book Award for Best History / Political Book. "Locals know the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the mile-wide strip of land that connects the Yucatan Peninsula to Oaxaca and Veracruz, as "Mexico's little waist." The region is a hotbed of Reviews: I'd like to recommend, that if you read one book about the region before you go, make it "Mexico South, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec," by Miguel Covarrubias, published by Knopf () in New York, with drawings and photos by the author and his wife. The book .
The Ferrocarril Transístmico (Spanish: Trans-Isthmic Railroad), also known as Ferrocarril del Istmo de Tehuantepec, S.A. de C.V. or simply Ferroistmo, is today a railroad with no rolling stock, owned by the Mexican government, that crosses the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between Puerto Mexico, Veracruz, and Salina Cruz, is leased to Ferrocarril del Sureste FERROSUR. In December , the United States and Mexico signed a treaty granting the US full use "in perpetuity" of Mexico's Tehuantepec Isthmus, the narrowest point of the country between the Gulf of.
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt: San Juan Guichicovi, iron ore : John Jay Williams. Book/Printed Material | Photo, Print, Drawing The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: being the results of a survey for a railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, made by the scientific commission under the direction of Major J.G.
Barnard, U.S. engineers. With a résumé of the geology, climate, local geography; productive industry, fauna and. SURVEY OF THE ISTHMUS OF TEHUANTEPEC, executed in the years andwith the intent Maps illustrating the isthmus of Tehuantepec book establishing a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and under the superintendence of a scientific commission, appointed by the projector Don José de Rating: % positive.
Overview of possible locations, including: Land of Antum, Hermounts, Sherrizah, City of Moronihah, Hill Amnihu, Sidon River, Ogath, City of Judea, City of Cumeni, Place of Mormon, Hill Comron, Moroni's Camp, Waters of Mormon, Land of Helam, City of Gimgimno, Sea West, Hill.
The book consists of the La Sere Grant in Spanish and in English, plus two interesting maps in outline color, folded to 26x16, showing the World on Mercator's Projection and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
The atlas has title: Maps illustrating the Ithmus of Tehuantepec Errata slip tipped-in Last page blank Includes bibliographical references extracted picklist Library copy wanting atlas Bookplate: U.S. Naval Observatory (stamped cancelled) Stamped on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution (marked cancelled); stamped on p.
Oct. 28, N1 - The atlas has title: Maps illustrating the Ithmus of Tehuantepec. Errata slip tipped-in. Last page blank. AU - Williams, John Jay, AU - Tehuantepec Railroad Company. KW - Railroads KW - Tehuantepec, Isthmus of KW - Tehuantepec, Isthmus of (Mexico) ER.
The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Being the Results of a Survey for a Railroad to Connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Made by the Scientific Commission under the. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Spanish pronunciation: [tewanteˈpek]) is an isthmus in represents the shortest distance between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific to the opening of the Panama Canal, it was a major shipping route known simply as the Tehuantepec name is taken from the town of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in the state of Oaxaca; this was derived from.
Call Number: FW72 [Rare Book RR] Copy 1 FW72 Copy 2 Copy 2. (Case X) [P&P] Copy 2 FW72 Copy 3 Copy 4. Gift of Joseph Meredith Toner, [General Collections] Copy 1 HET3 W5 Toner Coll [Rare Book RR] Copy 3; Notes: The atlas has title: Maps illustrating the isthmus of Tehuantepec.
Noah Webster, An American Dictionary of the English Language (New York: S. Converse, ), s.v. “isthmus.” ISTHMUS, noun: A neck or narrow slip of land by which two continents are connected, or by which a peninsula is united to the mainland.
Such is the Neck, so called, which connects Boston with the mainland at Roxbury. But the word is applied to land of considerable extent, between.
includes 7 maps from Barnard, J.G. Maps Illustrating the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. new York: D. Appleton & Co., 12mo pamphlet in printed self wraps, maps in sizes from 27" x 44" to " x 23" with various titles but all from same pamphlet; PLUS seven other maps including the following: Map of the Wagon-Road from Platte River Via Omaha Reserve and Dakota City to Running Water River by.
Quarto. XXVIII,, VIII, pp. Uncut. Original illustrated dust jacket over illustrated cloth with Gold lettering and decoration on spine. Two colored frontispieces, including folded map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
Vignette on title page. This inquiry will look at the area of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, which for the purposes of this book will include the areas from Mexico City to the Guatemala/Honduras border. Tehuantepec (Spanish pronunciation: [tewanteˈpek], in full, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec) is a city and municipality in the southeast of the Mexican state of is part of the Tehuantepec District in the west of the Istmo area was important in pre Hispanic period as part of a trade route that connected Central America with what is now the center of Mexico.
Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: The isthmus of Tehuantepec being the results of a survey for a railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans made by the scientific commission under the direction of Major J.G.
Barnard, U.S. engineers: with a résumé of the geology, climate, local geography, productive industry, fauna and. Despite the self-annihilation of the Jaredite people, there were still other people outside of the Jaredite kingdom lineage who inhabited and cultivated the surrounding area of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
The book of Ether only records Jared’s lineage, but we know. Atlas issued under title: Maps illustrating the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Reproduction of original from Yale University Libraries. Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction.
[Place of publication not identified]: HathiTrust Digital Library, MiAaHDL: Description: 1 online resource ( pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates): color. The artist author has portrayed the nature of the region, in geography, ethnology, anthropology, archaeology, history, economics, plastic arts, literature, music, folklore, religion, food, drink, sexual customs, etc.
The result is an evocation of an entire civilization, throwing light upon the history and culture of. The distance between the two coasts is roughly km ( mi).
Although the northern side of the Isthmus is swampy and covered with dense jungle, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, as the lowest and most level point within the Sierra Madre mountain chain, was nonetheless a main transportation, communication, and economic route within Mesoamerica.Owner name stamped to front pastedown.
There are eight color illustrations on glossy paper which have foxing which also affects facing pages. Otherwise clean and unmarked, square and securely bound. This book details varied aspects of the life, art, traditions, archaeology and history of the complex Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
(cfm).The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: being the results of a survey for a railroad to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, made by the scientific commission under the direction of Major J.G. Barnard, U.S.
engineers: with a résumé of the geology, climate, local geography, productive industry, fauna.