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Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Region, 1897 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: W. A.K. Johnston's war map of the Northwest Indian frontier. It was published by W. A.K. Johnston in 1897. Scale [ca.1:430,000]. Covers the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Asia North Lambert Conformal Conic coordinate system. 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, roads, railroads, cities and other human settlements, administrative and territorial boundaries, and more. Shows contested border region and areas of active hostilities. Relief shown by shading. Includes also inset maps: British Baluchistan -- India. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1897
Held by
Harvard
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