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Malta, ca. 1716 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nieuwe afteekening van de eylanden van Gozo en Melite of Malta : met desselfs haven, stad, kasteelen en sterktens, geleegen in de Middelandsche Zee. It was published by Gerard van Keulen, boek en zee kaert verkooper, and de Nieuwen brug, met previlegie, ca. 1716. Scale [ca. 1:62,000]. Map in Dutch. Covers Malta. 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, roads, cities and other human settlements, built-up areas, fortification, shoreline features, harbors, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also index and three insets: map of the harbor of Valletta, "Gesigt van t' inkoomen van de haven van Malta", and "Gesigt van Capo La Marza aen de Golf van Malia in Sicilia". 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
Place(s)
Malta
Year
1716
Held by
Harvard
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