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Ecuador, 1892 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carta geográfica del Ecuador, por Teodoro Wolf ; publicada por órden del supremo gobierno de la república y trabajada bajo las presidencias de los EE. señores D.J.M. Plácido Caamaño y D. Antonio Flores. It was published by Instituto geográfica de H. Wagner E. Debes in 1892. Scale 1:445,000. Covers coastal Ecuador and portions of Colombia and Peru. Map in Spanish. 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, railroads, roads, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Includes also insets: La region oriental del Ecuador -- Archipiélago de Galápagos, and table of altitudes of cities, villages and other inhabited spots, and, a table administrative divisions and subdivisions of Ecuador. 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1892
Held by
Harvard
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