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ON THE

KINGDOM OF NEW SPAIN.

CONTAIN INO

Researches relative to the Geography of Mexico, the Extent of its Surface, and its political Division into Intendancies, the physical Aspect of the Country, the Population, the State of Agriculture and Manufacturing and Commercial Industry, the Canals projected

between the South Sea and Atlantic Ocean, the Crown Revenues, the Quantity of the precions Metals which have flowed from Mexico into Europe and Asia, since the Discovery of the New Continent, and the Military Defence of New Spain.

BY ALEXANDER DE HUMBOLDT.

PHYSICAL SECTIONS AND MAPS,

FOUNDED ON ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS, AND

TRIGONOMETRICAL AND BAROMETRICAL

MEASUREMENTS.

TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL FRENCH

BY JOHN BLACK.
VOL. I.

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON:

PBINTED FOB LONGMAN, UCBST, BEES, OBM E, AND BROWN;
AND II. COLBUBN.

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