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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 flora of that region ... Preview this item
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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 flora of that region ...

Author: J J Williams; Tehuantepec Railway Company.
Publisher: New York : D. Appleton, 1852.
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Williams, J.J.
Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
New York : D. Appleton, 1852
(OCoLC)586554912
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J Williams; Tehuantepec Railway Company.
OCLC Number: 829481
Description: 295 pages, [17] leaves of plates : illustrations, folded map ; 23 cm + 1 atlas ([11] leaves of plates) : all maps ; 23 cm
Contents: [V. 1.] Text --
[v. 2.] Maps. Map volume: no. 1. Map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, embracing all the surveys of the engineering & hydrographic parties, and shewing the proposed route of the Tehuantepec Rail Road / surveyed under the direction of Maj. J.G. Barnard ; drawn by Chas. C. Smith --
no. 2. Plan of that part of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between the Jaltepec River and the Pacific Plains, embracing all of the engineering difficulties on the route of survey --
no. 3. Mouth of the Coatzacoalcos River --
no. 4. Sketch from the mouth of the Coatzacoalcos River to the town of Mina-titlan / made by order of Commodore M.C. Perry --
no. 5. Map of the Coatzacoalcos River from Mina-titlan to the Isla del Suchil and of the Jaltepec River from its junction to the railroad crossing / surveyed by the hydrographic party under the command of Wm. G. Temple --
no. 6. Map of the River Uspanapa to the Playa del Tigre / made in May 1851 by J. McL. Murphy --
no. 7. Chart of the ports of La Ventosa & Salina Cruz / according to the survey made in December 1850 for the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company, New Orleans, by their engineer P.E. Trastour --
no. 8. Chart of the entrance and channel of the Boca-Barra / according to the survey made in November 1850 for the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company of New Orleans by their engineer P.E. Trastour.
Other Titles: Maps illustrating the Ithmus of Tehuantepec
Responsibility: arranged and prepared for the Tehuantepec Railroad Company of New Orleans by J.J. Williams.

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