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Map A new map of Central America : shewing the different lines of Atlantic & Pacific communication Central America

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Title

  • A new map of Central America : shewing the different lines of Atlantic & Pacific communication

Other Title

  • Central America

Names

  • Disturnell, John, 1801-1877, cartographer.
  • Garay, José de, 1801-1858.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.
  • Sarony & Major.

Created / Published

  • New York : J. Disturnell, 1851.
  • New York : Lith. of Sarony & Major, 1851.

Headings

  • -  Canals--Central America
  • -  Railroads--Central America--Maps
  • -  Gold mines and mining--Central America--Maps
  • -  Silver mines and mining--Central America--Maps
  • -  Central America--Maps
  • -  Tehuantepec, Isthmus of (Mexico)--Maps
  • -  Panama, Isthmus of (Panama)--Maps
  • -  Coatzacoalcos River (Mexico)--Maps
  • -  Central America--Charts, diagrams, etc
  • -  Central America
  • -  Mexico--Tehuantepec, Isthmus of
  • -  Panama--Panama, Isthmus of
  • -  Mexico--Coatzacoalcos River

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Shows railroads, proposed canals or water communications, common roads, gold and silver mines, major cities and towns.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
  • -  For 1850 edition, see Fillmore map collection, no. 202.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by J. Disturnell in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."
  • -  Includes text, notes, 2 insets and 5 geologic cross sections.
  • -  Insets and cross sections: Map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico reduced from the original by order of Dn. José de Garay -- Isthmus of Panama -- Plan of the mouth of the river Coatzacoalcos--A vertical projection upon a plan perpendicular to the meridian--Section 1, across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec--Section 2, from Port St. Juan del Norte to Port Realejo--Section 3, from the Lake Nicaragua to Port San Juan del Sur--Section 4, between Chagres (Atlantic) & Vaca de Monte (Pacific).
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy signed on verso: Millard Fillmore, Feby. 6, 1851. Sectioned into 18 and mounted on cloth, folding to 21 x 15 cm. Cited in Panama: An Exhibition in Five Parts (Washington, Library of Congress, 1978), page 3.
  • -  In lower left margin: Lith. of Sarony and Major, 117 Fulton St., N. York.

Medium

  • 1 map : hand colored ; 59 x 83 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G4801.P1 1851 .D5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018588014

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Disturnell, John, Cartographer, José De Garay, Millard Fillmore, and Sarony & Major. A new map of Central America: shewing the different lines of Atlantic & Pacific communication. New York: J. Disturnell, . New York: Lith. of Sarony & Major, 1851. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588014/.

APA citation style:

Disturnell, J., Garay, J. D., Fillmore, M. & Sarony & Major. (1851) A new map of Central America: shewing the different lines of Atlantic & Pacific communication. New York: J. Disturnell, . New York: Lith. of Sarony & Major. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588014/.

MLA citation style:

Disturnell, John, Cartographer, et al. A new map of Central America: shewing the different lines of Atlantic & Pacific communication. New York: J. Disturnell, . New York: Lith. of Sarony & Major, 1851. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018588014/>.