Full Caption: Carta Esferica de los territorios de la alta y baja Californias y estado de Sonora. José M. Narvaes. Manuscript map, pen and ink and watercolor, 1823 (G4300 1823 .N3 TIL Vault). Geography and Map Division. Full Caption: Carta Esferica de los territorios de la alta y baja Californias y estado de Sonora. José M. Narvaes. Manuscript map, pen and ink and watercolor, 1823 (G4300 1823 .N3 TIL Vault). Geography and Map Division.

The route taken by Anza from Tubac to Monterey in 1776 has been enhanced here in green, on one of the few early Spanish maps to record this information. The map also shows the missions, presidios, towns, haciendas, and rancherias hugging the coastline when California was the northernmost territory of the Spanish-Mexican empire in the Americas. Anglo migration to California's Central Valley had not yet occurred.

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