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Title: Informe de la Comisión de la Carretera del Carare
Creator: Agudelo Franchi, Adolfo, and others
Publication Info: Tunja : Imprenta del Departamento, 1920.
Physical Details: 8 p. ; 24 x 16 cms
Physical Condition: Wrappers yellowed at edges, interior pages good.

Summary: An account of the problems to continue with works of the Carare road, with a detailed report of the resources invested in the work to that point.
Historical Notes: Colombia's varied geography of the Amazon jungle, mountains, and rivers presented a challenge for internal transportation. Keeping the country well connected was paramount for Colombian governments, because it facilitated the transport of goods and raw materials from places of production to ports and vice versa. This pamphlet demonstrates its importance in Colombia's history and economy.
Donor Notes: A report on the (slow) progress of the road to the Carare river. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Roads -- Colombia -- Finance
Roads -- Colombia -- Boyacá (Department)
Colombia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: J. León Helguera
Collection: Helguera
Institution: Vanderbilt university
Accession Number: P01455
Record Number: 512