|Creator:||Miera y Pacheco, Bernardo de|
Año de 1778.
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Scale [ca. 1:3,250,000] (W 112⁰ W 105⁰/N 40⁰ N 34⁰). Bar scale given in "leguas reguladas las marchas por tierra." Coordinates on map as: W260 W273/N42 N35.
Note in later hand at upper edge of map: "Map of New Mexico with the latest discoveries."
Bernardo Miera y Pacheco was the cartographer on the Domínguez-Escalante Expedition. The expedition of ten men, led by Franciscan Fathers Francisco Atanasio Domínguez and Silvestre Vélez de Escalante, departed Sante Fe in late July 1776 and returned there on 2 January 1777.
Manuscript map, in color, drawn by Bernardo Miera y Pacheco in San Felipe, Chihuahua, Mexico, in 1778. It reveals Spain's northernmost efforts to explore the interior of western North America on the Domínguez-Escalante Expedition, including present day New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona.
1 manuscript map : colored ; 28 x 40 cm on sheet 30 x 42 cm.
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