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South America, 1825 (Image 2 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: General-Charte von Süd-America = Carte générale de L'Amerique Méridionale : en deux grandes feuilles. d'après les observations et les cartes spéciales, rapportées du Voyage dans l'intérieur du Brèsil, pendant les années 1817-1820..., par les Docteurs de Spix et de Martius, Chevaliers de L'Ordre civil de la Couronne de Bavière, membres de L'Académie Royale de Munich ; gestochen von Joh. Bapt. Seitz, Kupferstecher im topographischen Bureau des Kön. baier. General-Quartiermeister Stab. It was published by [M. Lindauer] in 1825. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000]. This layer is image 2 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing the northern portion of the map. Map in German and French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the South America Lambert Conformal Conic 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, roads, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
South America
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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