This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Terrae Yemen maxima Pars. seu Imperii Imami, Principatus Kaukeban, nec non ditionum Haschid U Bekil, Nehhm, Chaulan, Abu Arisch Et Aden Tabula : ex observationibus astronomicis et hodometricis jussu et suntibus Potentissimor: Daniae Regnum Friderici V et Christiani VII institutis, delineata Auctore C. Niebuhr ; Gustav Conrad Lotter Sculps. It was published by Tob. Conr. Lotter in 1774. Scale [ca. 1,250,000]. Covers a portion of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Map in Latin.
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, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures.
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.