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Palestine, 1876 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Palestine ancienne moderne d'apres les sources les plus authentiques, par E. Andriveau ; grave le trait et les montagnes par Gerin, les ecritures par P. Rousset, les eaux par Mme Fontaine. It was published by E. Andriveau-Goujon in 1876. Scale 1:600,000. Covers all or portions of Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Map in French with place names in Latin, Arabic and Hebrew. 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, monasteries, fortification, ruines, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Depth shown by sounding and isolines. Includes notes and insets: [Sinai] (Scale [ca. 1:2,600,000]) -- Golfe de Suez -- [Cross section of the Palestine from the source of the Jordan to the Red Sea] -- [Panoramic view of the mountains of Palestine] -- Jerusalem d'apres le plan de G. Williams (Scale [ca. 1:80,000]). 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
1876
Held by
Harvard
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