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Arabian Peninsula, ca. 1747-1767 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte de la coste d'Arabie, Mer Rouge et Golfe de Perse : tir?e de la Carte de l'Oc?an Oriental publi?e en 1740 par Ordre de Mgr le Comte de Maurepas augment?e sur des remarques particuli?res et dress?e sur des observations astronomiques = Kaart van de Kust van Arabi?, de Roode-Zee en de Gulf van Persi? Gemaakt na de Fransse-Kaart van den Ooster-Ocean uitgegeven A. 1740 op Bevel van den Hre Grave de Maurepas Vermeederd op byzondere Aanmerkingen, en geschikt volgens Sterrekundige-Waarnemingen, J. V. Schley. It was published by Pierre de Hondt between 1747 and 1767. Scale [ca. 1:14,000,000]. Covers the Arabian Peninsula. Map in French and Dutch. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Gall Stereographic 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, shoreline features, and more. 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
1747
Held by
Harvard
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