This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plano topografico y geologico de la Republica de Chile levantado por orden del gobierno, baja la direccion de A. Pissis ; grabado por N. Desmadryl. Sheet 1. It was published by Ch. Chardon in 1873. Scale [ca. 1:250,000]. This layer is image 1 of 14 total images of the fourteen sheet source map. Covers a portion of Region de Atacama, Chile. 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, roads, railroads, cities and other human settlements, territorial boundaries, selected buildings and built-up areas, mines and mineral locations, geological features, and more. Relief shown by hachures and shading.
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.