Scenic Views of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Sketches by by Arthur Schott and John Weyss
from The Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey(1857 - 1859)

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View from Monument N° XVII, on the Cerro de Sonora
Looking West Towards Monument N° XV
on the Sierra del Pozo Verde
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View from Monument N° XVII
Looking East Towards Monument N° XVIII


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View from Monument N° VI, on the 'Cuchilla de las Choyas'
Looking East Towards Monument N° IX
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View from Monument N° VI,
Looking West Towards Monument N° V

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View from Monument N° XV,
Looking West Towards Monument N° XIV
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View from Monument N° XV, on the 'Sierra Verde'
Looking East Towards Monuments N° XVII and XVIII

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View from monument marking the terminal point
of boundary on Parallel 31°47'—
Looking South along the Meridian
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Distant view of the hills on which is located the
monument marking the initial point of the boundary line
on Parallel 31°20'—Looking South along the Meridian

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View of the intial point of the boundary line on the
Rio Bravo del Norte - Looking North
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View on the prairie between San Bernardino and the
San Pedro—Looking West along the Parallel 31°20'

Images of courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden www.botanicus.org