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"Padre Kino and the Trail to the Pacific"
by Jack (Alice Jacqueline) Steffan
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Book Map Guide
Table of Contents (page 7)
Cast of Characters (page 8)
General Orientation Maps
0.1 Area Present (political & geographic map of present Arizona, Baja California & Sonora)
0.1 General Area_Present
0.2 General Area Satellite" (view from space of above map - Pinacate volcanics east of Colorado River)
0.2 General Area_Satellite
Chapter 1 - California Mission (1685)
1.1 Mexico Travels 1680 - 1711 (general map of Kino's travels in Mexico)
1.2 Gulf Travels 1683-85 (not shown: Kino-Guzman 1685 exploration of Tiburon Island & Baja coast)
1.3 Baja Orientation 1683 - 1685" (area map for detail map below)
1.4 Across Baja Detail 1685 (shows detail of San Bruno area and Baja crossing route)
1.5 Kino 'Descripcion Golfo' 1685
1.6 Kino 'Delineatio Nova' 1686
1.6 Kino Delineatio Nova 1686
Chapter 2 - Indians Shall Not Be Slaves! (1685)
2.1 Europe 1645 - 78" (Places in Kino's in life until age 40 when he became a missionary)
2.2 Pimería General (general location map of the Pimería Alta)
Chapter 3 - Among the Pimas (1687)
3.1 Pimería Travels 1687 - 1711 (most complete map of Kino's travels in the Pimería Alta)
3.2 Pimería Missions (list missions, visitas, villages and significant geographic features)
3.3 Tumacácori 1691 (first trip into present day Arizona)
Chapter 4 - The Young Lieutenant (1694)
4.1 Gulf 1694 (second trip to Gulf of California; first with Manje)
M 4.2 Boat 1694
4.3 O'dham Land 1694
Chapter 5 The Blood of A Martyr (1694)
5.1 San Pedro River to Gila River 1697
Chapter 6 - Vengeance! (1695) - No Maps
Chapter 7 - The Children Asked for Bread (1695)
7.1 Kino Saeta's Death 1695
Chapter 8 - An Error in the Map (1698)
Page 116 - 121
Pinacate First from the Gila River across the O'Odham Desert 1698
Pinacate First Gila 1698
Page 122 - 123
8.2 Pinacate First Detail 1698
8.3 Kino 'Teatro Trabajos' 1694 (map showing California may or may not be an island)
Chapter 9 - The Devil's Highway (1699)
9.1 Colorado River via Devil's Highway 1699
9.1 Colorado River via Devil's Highway 1699
Chapter 10 - Visit from Salvatierra(1701) (second visit, first Salvatierra visit at page 47)
10.1 Pinacate Second 1701
10.2 Pinacate Second Detail 1701
10.3 Kino 'Passo Tierra' 1701 (shows land connection to California)
Chapter 11 - Plan For New Spain (1705)
11.1 Kino 'Nuevo Reyno' 1710" (found in Paris archives 4 years after book written)
11.2 Pinacate Final 1706 (last trip 4 years before death at age 66)
Chapter 12 - General Manje Writes A Report (1705)
12.1 Sonoran Silver Mines 1640 - 1736
Chapter 13 - The Chapel of St. Francis Xavier (1711) - None
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