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Description: Rare map of Baja California and parts of Mexico and the area around the Gila River engraved by C. Du Puis, whom Tooley lists only a having published maps in Sonora in 1794.The map appaeared in Beschreibung der landschaft Sonora, by Jesuit Missionary Fra. Ignaz Pfefferkorn in Cologne in 1794.The map is a striking copper engraving, extending from the Moqui Regions of Arizona north of the Rio San Francisco and Sierra Azul, Rio Salado, Rio Assuncion and Rio Verde, along with the Colorado, and extending south to show all of Baja California and contiguous Mexico to Rio Elota. The Provinces of Ostimuri, and Sonora are shown. The map provides a remarkable depiction of the many Jesuit Missions in the interior of the Baja, including the date each mission was founded. In all, over 15 are shown, along with several presidios and other locations. The Yumas, Bajiopas, Coco-oopas, Moqui, Apaches, Papagos, Quiquimas and other early American Indian Tribes are shown on eitehr side of the Gila.Ignaz Pfefferkorn (1726-1798) was a German born Jesuit Missionary. In 1751, he first arrived at the ruins of the Mission in Sonoyto, in Sonora (on the modern US-Mexico Border opposite Lukeville, Arizona), which had been destroyed in 1751, during an Indian uprising against the Spanish and Jesuit Missionaries. Over the next 12 years, he visited a number of Missions in the region, including the Missions of Primeria Alta. After the Jesuits fell out of favor, he returned to Spain. In 1794, he published a 3 volume work on his travels and observations in Sonora, one of the earliest comprehensive first hand accounts on the region.

Rare map of Baja California and parts of Mexico and the area around the Gila River engraved by C. Du Puis, whom Tooley lists only a having published maps in Sonora in 1794.

Floods inundate parts of Mexico

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Fence Not Needed At Parts Of Mexico Border | MSNBC

Travelers are urged to review the , which provides updated information about safety and security concerns affecting the country on a state-by-state basis.

Demonstrations: Demonstrations are common and occur in all parts of Mexico. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Protesters in Mexico may block traffic on roads, including major thoroughfares, or take control of toll booths on highways. U.S. citizens are urged to avoid areas of demonstrations, and to exercise caution if in the vicinity of any protests. Travelers who encounter protesters demanding unofficial tolls are generally allowed to pass upon payment. U.S. citizens should avoid participating in demonstrations and other activities that might be deemed political by the authorities as the Mexican Constitution prohibits political activities by foreigners; such actions may result in detention and/or deportation.

Crime:
Crime in Mexico occurs at a high rate and can be violent. Street crime, ranging from pick-pocketing to armed robbery, carjackings, kidnapping, and extortion are serious problems in most major cities. Resort areas and tourist destinations in Mexico generally do not see high levels of violence and crime. See our for exceptions.

These three examples serve to illustrate the seriousness of the situation in many parts of Mexico where planning restrictions have not been effectively enforced, and where risk assessments permitting accurate mapping of the most vulnerable areas have still not been completed and are therefore not available to municipal or state authorities.