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Coasts, West Scotland, United Kingdom, 1800 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: The Lewis and west coast of Scotland : from the best authorities, by Stuart Amos Arnold, and other experienced navigators. It was published by D. E. Steele, at the Navigation Warehouse, Little Tower Hill in Jany. 1st, 1800. Scale [1:275,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Europe Lambert Conformal Conic 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, shoreline features (rocks, shoals, anchorage points, ports, inlets, etc.), and more. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially; depths shown by soundings. Includes index. 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
1800
Held by
Harvard
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