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South India Sri Lanka, 1766 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte réduite de la presque isle de l'Inde : contenant les costes depuis Cambaye jusqu'aux bouches du Gange, par le S. Bellin, Ingenieur de la Marine. It was published by Dépost des cartes, plans et journaux de la Marine in 1766. Scale [ca. 1:3,300,000]. Covers South India and Sri Lanka. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Miller Cylindrical projected 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 rocks, channels, points, ports, coves, islands, shoals, anchorage points, and more. Includes also selected land features such as towns and villages, drainage, roads, and more. Relief shown pictorially. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Maldives, and India, South
Maps, Nautical charts, Coasts, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, oceans, and transportation
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