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India, 1788 (Image 1 of 4) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A map of Hindoostan, or the Mogul Empire : from the latest authorities. Inscribed to Sir Joseph Banks Bart., President of the Royal Society c., c. by his much obliged faithful friend and servant, J. Rennell, 1st Jany. 1788 ; the map engraved by I. Phillips W. Harrison ; writing by T. Harmar. It was published by James Rennell in 1788. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000]. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map, covering the southwest portion of the map. Covers primarily India and adjacent portions of Asia. 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, cities and other human settlements, roads, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, 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 Library
India, Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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