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Title: Proyecto
Publication Info: : Superfine London, [1800].

Summary: This hand-drawn map details the distances in leagues from Sabanalarga to major cities and points along rivers like Cartagena, Baranquilla, and Santo Tomas.
Historical Notes: This document serves as a valuable example of nineteenth century engagement with the natural, cultural, and religious worlds. For example, the map provides detailed information regarding the distances in leagues from Sabanalarga to various places in Colombia like Cartagena, Baranqilla, and Santo Tomas. It appears there is a religious aspect to the map as it includes a large amount of religious centers like San Benito, San Estanislao, and Santa Rosa, and also denotes Cartagena with a cross.

Subject(s): Map Drawing -- Colombia -- 19th century
Rivers -- Colombia -- Navigation
Natural history -- Colombia -- 19th century

Type: Manuscript
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 654