Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
El Acueducto conducía el líquido vital desde los manantiales de La Cañada al Convento de la Cruz, salvando el valle de Carretas mediante 74 arcos de medio punto, edificados en mampostería de cal y canto sustentados en pilares de 20 metros de cuadro en base, 18 metros de profundidad en cimientos, arcos de 5.85 metros de radio y altura máxima de 28.5 metros.
The aqueduct brings the vital liquid from the springs of La Cañada to the Convent of La Cruz protecting the valley of Carretas. The structure consists of 74 concrete and stone arches, which are 20 square meters at the base, 18 deep
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 20° 35.929′ N, 100° 22.17′ W. Marker was in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker was on Calzada de los Arcos just south of Calle Villa los Arcos, in the median. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Calzada de los Arcos 171, Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76024, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. St. James the Pilgrim (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ahuehuete of the Querétaro River (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); The Aqueduct of Querétaro (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Ignacio Pérez (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Epigmenio González (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); In Honor of the Workers of Hércules (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Octavio S. Mondragón Guerra (approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on September 15, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 5. submitted on December 7, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.