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172]. Another obvious use of water by the Indians was to obtain salt. From coastal lagoons the Maya obtained salt that they traded with the Indians who lived inland. We have records of the suffering of the Spaniards on Cortez's march from Veracruz to Mexico City because of the difficulty of obtaining salt and how highly prized it was. The city of Texcoco [Figure 11], on the northeast shore of the lakes in the Valley of Mexico, became one of the most powerful cities in Mesoamerica, in part, by using the lake for salt production.
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