Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 27, PT. 2

Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 27, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... which the Delegate for Ecuador, Senor Don E stcban Felipe Garbo, presented to the International Fisheries Congress, held in Ecuador to the International Fisheries Congress, I have the honor to call your illustrious attention toward a new and hitherto unknown field of activity for the interesting, valuable, and productive industry of fisheries. I speak with reference to Ecuadorian waters and specially of the Colon Archipelago (Galapagos Islands) which belongs to the Republic of Ecuador, and is situated about 500 nautical miles from the coast of said country, on the western side of the Pacific, and which enjoys the old and well merited reputation for its magnificent geographical position, its splendid climate, smooth seas which surround it, and for the abundant and choice fisheries, in turtles, codfish (known by the native name of mero), and infinite and rich varieties of fish. The Government of Ecuador is ready to give all facilities and its decided support to the enterprise or enterprises who will propose to dedicate themselves to the fisheries of the Archipelago, which could be converted into one of the most productive industries in the world. The location of the islands of the Colon Archipelago, as I expressed before, could not be more advantageous to the fishing industry on ac Washington, September 22-26', 1908.. PRESIDENT, I-IONORABLE DELEGATESZ As Delegate for SR. DON ESTEBAN FELIPE CARBO. count of the facilities to ship their products to all markets. The opening of the Panama Canal will augument those facilities, providing at the same time the advantage of maritime commerce, because a large number of vessels will stop on their voyage to and from North America, South America, and Australia. The circumstance that the ocean which...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236991281
  • 9781236991287