EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

World Map Showing the Voyages of the Vettor Pisani, 1882-1885 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Viaggio della R[a] Corvetta 'Vettor Pisani', negli anni 1882-1883-1884-1885 (comandante G. Palumbo). It was published by Stab. Lit. Bruno e Salomone in 1885. Scale [ca. 1:250,500]. World map showing the voyages of the Vettor Pisani. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to a non-standard 'Mercator' projection with the central meridian at 160 degrees east. All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as drainage, cities and other human settlements, ship route with dates, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection and the Harvard University Library as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Organizing Our World: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age. Maps selected for the project correspond to various expeditions and represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1882
Held by
Harvard
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