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I recently obtained this high-definition image of Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco's map of the 1776 Dominguez-Escalante Expedition.  It is one of the most beautiful maps of the period I've ever seen.  In addition to his prolific mapmaking, Miera y Pacheco was a santero and created the altar piece for the military chapel on the Plaza, La Castrense.  The altar piece is in Cristo Rey church today.

I've included the image file as an attachment which can be downloaded and viewed in great detail.  It's 3MB, so give it a minute to download.

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 00:59

Urrutia 1767 Map Of Northern Mexico

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Urrutia was in New Mexico from 1767 to 1768.  His most noted map is of Santa Fe, which is the home page of this website.  I recently found this map of the Rio del Norte which came from the same expedition.

--Mike Lord

Thursday, 28 March 2013 21:35

1924 US Forest Service Map - Santa Fe District

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While researching the Scenic Highway, we came across this map.  It's one of my favorites - and I have a lot of maps.

--Mike Lord

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