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History of Central America (Volume 3) (Paperback) Loot Price: R551
Discovery Miles 5 510
History of Central America (Volume 3) (Paperback): Hubert Howe Bancroft
History of Central America (Volume 3) (Paperback): Hubert Howe Bancroft

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History of Central America (Volume 3) (Paperback)

Hubert Howe Bancroft

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1887. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... depths are five, six, seven, and eight fathoms of water over a bottom of Band. 'Between Piedras Islet to the north, the west point of Aglatoinate River to the south, and that of San Fulgencio to the s.w., is formed the Ensenada, or bay of Caledonia, and the channel of Sassardi. Caledonia Bay.--'The Ensenada, or cove of Caledonia, is, strictly speaking, formed by the points already mentioned, which lie with each other If. N. w. jw., and s. s. E. J E. (n. 25 w., and s. 2f> E.), one mile distant. This bay is clean, and has good deep water; the greater part of its coast is a beach, and near the middle of it disembogues the river Aglaseniqua. The point of San Fulgencio is salient, scarped, and clean, and it also forms an indent with little depth of water, bordered by mangroves and various kays at its western part. The Channel Of Sassardi.--' Between San Fulgencio point, the great Oro Island, Piedras Islet, and the Mangrove Kays, which are to the west of them, the channel of Sassardi is formed; the s. E. entrance to this channel is off and on, with four cables' length in extent, from edge to edge, and with from nine to twelve fathoms depth on oaze; and farther in, from eight to ten fathoms; as also between the turn of the bank off Piedras Islet, and the bay of Caledonia, the depth is from seven to fifteen fathoms; and the piece of sea which intervenes between this bay and the Puerto Escoces is of a good depth of water; but at a short mile s.E. by E. 4 E. (s. 55 E.), from Piedras Islet the sea breaks when the breeze blows fresh.' From its entrance the channel of Sassardi extends N. w. five miles. The engineer has here, then, a wide scope for selecting a locality for the Atlantic mouth of the canal, which may thus open anywhere from the s. E. end of...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Hubert Howe Bancroft
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55765-1
Barcode: 9781150557651
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-55765-6

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