This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Chart of the West Indies and Spanish Dominions in North America, by A. Arrowsmith ; Jones, Smith Co., sc. Beaufort Buildgs., Strand. It was published June 1st, 1803, by A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place. Scale [ca. 1:2,775,525]. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map, representing the northeast portion of the map. Covers primarily Central America and the Caribbean region.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Miller Cylindrical projected coordinate system. 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, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, roads, mines, and more. Relief shown by hachures, depths shown by soundings. Includes notes.
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.