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KING DOM OF NEW SPAIN.
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Researches relative to the Geo- between the South Sea and
Fou N'DED ON ASTRONOMICAL observ Ations, AND
PRINTED for LoNG MAN, HURST, RErs, or Me, AND brown; AND
Population: 5,837,100 inhabitants,
* Of 25 to the degree.—Trans.
WOL. II, * *
New SPAIN comprehends
A. Merico Proper (el Reyno de Mexico.)
B. Las provincias internas orientales y occidentales.
THE whole of this intendancy is situated under the torrid zone. It extends from the 16'34" to the 21°57' of north latitude. It is bounded on the north by the intendancy of San Luis Potosi, on the west by the intendancies of Guanaxuato and Valladolid, and on the east by those of Vera Cruz and La Puebla. It is washed towards the south by the South Sea, or Great Ocean, for a length of coast of 82 leagues from Acapulco to Zacatula. Its greatest length from Zacatula the mines of the Doctor" is 136 leagues; and its greatest
* The extreme points are properly situated to the south
east of Acapulco, near the mouth of the Rio Nespa, and to the
north of the Real del Doctor, near the city of Valles, which