. The earth and its inhabitants ... Geography. 96 MEXICO, CENTEAL AMERICA, WEST INDIES. affluent, grows sugar and wheat, and its inhabitants claim tliat the yield of wheat is proportionately higher than in any other part of the world. Nevertheless, Hermosillo owes its importance not to its agricultural resources, but to the mineral deposits discovered ia the vicinity. Between 1867 and 1888, the local mint coined a total sura of £2,640,000, chiefly in silver pieces. South-west of the town rises the famous Cerro de la Campana, or " Bell Mountain," whose porphyrv Fig. 38.—GuAYMAS. Scale

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. The earth and its inhabitants ... Geography. 96 MEXICO, CENTEAL AMERICA, WEST INDIES. affluent, grows sugar and wheat, and its inhabitants claim tliat the yield of wheat is proportionately higher than in any other part of the world. Nevertheless, Hermosillo owes its importance not to its agricultural resources, but to the mineral deposits discovered ia the vicinity. Between 1867 and 1888, the local mint coined a total sura of £2,640,000, chiefly in silver pieces. South-west of the town rises the famous Cerro de la Campana, or " Bell Mountain," whose porphyrv Fig. 38.—GuAYMAS. Scale
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. The earth and its inhabitants ... Geography. 96 MEXICO, CENTEAL AMERICA, WEST INDIES. affluent, grows sugar and wheat, and its inhabitants claim tliat the yield of wheat is proportionately higher than in any other part of the world. Nevertheless, Hermosillo owes its importance not to its agricultural resources, but to the mineral deposits discovered ia the vicinity. Between 1867 and 1888, the local mint coined a total sura of £2,640,000, chiefly in silver pieces. South-west of the town rises the famous Cerro de la Campana, or " Bell Mountain," whose porphyrv Fig. 38.—GuAYMAS. Scale 1 : 170,000.. Denths. 0 to Sj Fathoms. 2jto5 Fathoi:is. m 5 to 10 Fathoms. 10 to 25 TPn honis. 25 Fathoms and upwards blocks appear to vibrate with a silvery sound. The Yaqui river basin, although less thickly peopled than that of the Rio Sonora, contains in its upper valleys a few industrious places, such as Oposvra and Sahuaripa, where the Indians are engaged especially in the manufacture of cotton fabrics. Oposura, iho old capital of the Opata nation, has recently taken the name of IJocfezunia, in memory of the former rulers of the land.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Reclus, Elisée, 1830-1905; Ravenstein, Ernest George, 1834-1913; Keane, A. H. (Augustus Henry), 1833-1912. New York, D. Appleton and company