PASO DE LAS ISLAS
PASO DE LAS ISLAS. Paso de las Islas, on the Rio Grande about one mile below the more famous Paso de Francia (see SAN ANTONIO CROSSING), was one of the fords that served Spanish travelers between San Juan Bautista and the Texas settlements. At that point the river spreads out in shallow branches that flow among several islands (Islas). Although Paso de las Islas has occasionally been confused with Paso de Francia, it is recognized as a different location. It is the farthest downstream of five such fords within five miles of San Juan Bautista (Guerrero, Coahuila).
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