This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Melite vulgo Malta : cum vicinis Goza, quae olim Gaulos, et Comino insulis : sita est haec insula inter Barbariam et Siciliam ad 35. Grad 53 min. latitudinis et 32 Grad 30 min. long, uti exhibetur á Nic. de Fer ; nunc aeri incisa per Matth. Seutter, S. C. M. geogr. Augustanum. It was published by Matth. Seutter, ca. 1745. Scale [ca. 1:41,000]. Covers Malta. Map in Latin.
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 inset map of Valletta, and "Nomina et insignia magistrorum equitum ordinis Melitensis ...".
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.