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Istanbul Region, Turkey, ca. 1900 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Karte des Bosporus und der Bithynischen Halbinsel, nach alteren Quellen (v. Moltke, Heinrich Kiepert, Brit. Admiralitatskarten, v. d. Goltz, v. Diest u.a.) und eigenen Aufnahmen im Jahre 1900 gezeichnet von Rudolf Fitzner ; Hof. Stdr. v. J. G. Tiedmann Nachf. It was published by C.J.E. Volckmann-Verlag ca. 1900. Scale 1:150,000. Covers the Istanbul region including portions of ?stanbul ?li, Yalova ?li, Kocaeli ?li, and Sakarya ?li. Map in German. 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, roads, railroads, built-up areas, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Turkey, Istanbul, İstanbul İli, Yalova İli, Kocaeli İli, Sakarya İli, and Bosporus
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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