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Caucasus, ca. 1765-1800 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: General Charte der Laender Zwischen dem Schwarzen und Caspischen Meere : Circassien, Georgien, Armenien, Wuste von Astrachan und Caucasus hauptsoechlich die Grosse und Kleine Kabarda, Nach Russischen und and Handschriften entworsen Strasburg bey Joh. Georg Treuttel ; I. P. Kremer delin ; B. F. Leizelt sc. It was published by Joh. Georg Treuttel, ca. 1765-1800. Scale [ca. 1:1,750,000]. Covers a portion of the Caucasus region, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. Map in German and French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Miller Cylindrical 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, cities and other human settlements, territorial boundaries, fortification, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Includes notes. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Islamic Heritage Project. Maps selected for the project represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes. The Islamic Heritage Project consists of over 100,000 digitized pages from Harvard's collections of Islamic manuscripts and published materials. Supported by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal and developed in association with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1765
Held by
Harvard
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