EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Peru, 1871 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Mappa del PerĂ¹, por Daniel Barrera ; grabado por Erhard Schieble. It was published by Imprenta Lemercier in 1871. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000]. Covers Peru and portions of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador. Map in Spanish. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'World Mercator' projection. 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, roads, railroads, canals, ports, administrative boundaries (including departamentos), mines and mineral locations, 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 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
1871
Held by
Harvard
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