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This is an amusing pictorial map of San Antonio from the late 20th century. Alongside the many landmarks of the city, advertisements are shown for companies including restaurants, shuttle services, and custom home producers.

The ringed structure of the city is evidently visible on this map. The river is seen to snake through the downtown of the city in this view from the south.

Numerous humorous images feature on the map, including a cactus which has been turned into a condominium by wildlife, and a tank wielding sheriff. The map is evidently targeted at tourists, with reminders to dial 911 if in trouble. Some businesses advertising on the map must have hoped that locals would also get this map, with adds for vacuum cleaners and mechanics displayed.

At the point the map was made, the famous San Antonio River Walk was smaller than it is today; the only hint of it on this map is the "Marriot River Walk".