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Map of Central America including the states of Guatemala, Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua & Costa Rica, the territories of Belise & Mosquito, with parts of Mexico, Yucatan & New Granada : shewing the routes between the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans by way of Tehuantepeque, Nicaragua & Panama.

Description: Map shows Central America geography and place names. Includes five "vertical sections of the proposed canals between Lake Nicaragua & the Pacific Ocean," and notes: "Sections of oceanic routes proposed and completed: Section no. 1, surveyed by Dr. Andres Oersted of Copenhagen for the government of Costa Rica 1848. Section no. 2, surveyed by Colonel Childs for the American Atlantic and Pacific Ship Canal Comp'y 1850-51. Section no. 3, proposed by ... the Emperor of the French. Section no. 4, surveyed by Col. Hughes 1849. Section no. 5, surveyed by ... E.G. Squier. For particulars of this route, see 'Notes on Central America' by ... E.G. Squier." Caribbean reefs delineated and named. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000].
Date: 1856
Creator: Baily, John, fl. 1811-1850
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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[News Clip: Columbus actor]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: October 8, 1992, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 52 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Aerial View of Volcano

Description: Copy photograph of the volcano Mt. Irazu in Costa Rica. The volcano is visible beneath some clouds. There is a note at the bottom of the photograph that says, "Mt. Irazu, C.R. Looking S.W."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Volcan Irazu, Costa Rica

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the the Irazú Volcano in Costa Rica erupting. There is smoke rising from the site and lava around it. The photograph was taken by the United States Army Air Corps.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Farmland in Costa Rica]

Description: Photograph of farmland in Costa Rica on the other side of a barbed-wire fence. A large area appears to have been tilled for crops. Multiple houses and buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: [1969..]
Creator: Parlee, Lorena M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Interior of a van during travel]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a van during travel. Food is cooking on a small Coleman travel stovetop. In the background, two countertops and various items can be seen including a wicker basket, plastic container, and two plates of food. On the right, the driver and passenger seat of the van is visible.
Date: [1969..]
Creator: Parlee, Lorena M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Market in Cartago, Costa Rica]

Description: Photograph of a market in Cartago, Costa Rica. Two rows of long wooden tables contain various produce. A large number of individuals can be seen browsing the market. In the adjacent street, a blue truck is parked, and produce is laying on the ground. Multiple signs are hanging from the awning that covers the market tables.
Date: [1969..]
Creator: Parlee, Lorena M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Santiago Apóstol Parish Ruins]

Description: Photograph of individuals visiting the Santiago Apóstol Parish Ruins in Cartago, Costa Rica. A man looks at the camera and stands next to two small ponds. The church ruins can be seen in the background, which are stone walls with curved archways. Several churches were built and destroyed by earthquakes on this site since 1575.
Date: [1969..]
Creator: Parlee, Lorena M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Irazú volcano and crater]

Description: Photograph of a woman sitting and looking at the Irazú volcano and crater. The volcano is located inside Irazú Volcano National Park. In this photograph, the crater appears to be dry. As of today, the crater contains water and forms a crater lake.
Date: [1969..]
Creator: Parlee, Lorena M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Playa del Coco]

Description: Photograph of "Playa del Coco" which translates to "Coconut Beach" in Costa Rica. A child can be seen walking along the beach. Numerous boats are visible on the water. In the background, a large hill full of greenery is visible.
Date: [1969..]
Creator: Parlee, Lorena M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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