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Isla Grevy and Isla Bayly Region, Islas Wollaston, Tierra del Fuego, Chile, 1891 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Seagull Harbour, Gretton Bay, Wollaston Island : Tierra del Fuego by the U.S. Ex.Ex. 1839 ; R.H. Wyman, Commo. U.S.N. Hydrographer to the Bureau of Navigation. Extensive corr. July 1891. It was published by the Hydrographic Office in 1891. Scale [ca. 1:10,600]. Covers the Isla Grevy and Isla Bayly Region, Islas Wollaston, Tierra del Fuego, Chile. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the '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, shoreline features, bays, harbors, inlets, points, rocks, anchorage points and bottom types, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Chile, Tierra del Fuego, Wollaston, Islas, Bayly, Isla, and Grevy, Isla
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