Creator: Disturnell, John, 1801-1877
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Central America railroads, proposed canals or water communications, common roads, gold and silver mines, major cities and towns. Includes text notes, legend, and five topographical cross sections. Insets: "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," and "Section 4, between Chagres (Atlantic) & Vaca de Monte (Pacific)." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library