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Passage by land to California. Discovered by Father Eusebius Francis Kino, a Jesuit, between the years 1698 & 1701 containing likewise the New Missions of the Jesuits.

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Author:
Kino, Eusebio Francisco, 1644-1711 and Bowen, Emanuel, -1767
Publication Info:
enk and [London
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Passage by Land to California. Discovered by Father Eusebius Francis Kino, a Jesuit, Between the Years 1698 & 1701 Containing Likewise the New Missions of the Jesuits. Eusebius Francis Kino. [London:1762]
curated label:
Having crossed the Baja California Peninsula, in 1705 Jesuit Father Eusebio Kino submitted a report along with this map calling the idea of California as an island into question. The map marked a turning point in cartographic representation of California, the beginning of its depiction as a peninsula rather than as an island.