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Punjab Region, India Pakistan, 1849 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A new map of Punjab and protected Sikh states : including the British provinces to the South, as far as the parallel of Agra Jessulmair. It was published by William Rushton in 1849. Scale [ca. 1:1,350,000]. Covers the Punjab region, India and Pakistan, and a portion of Afghanistan. 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 and administrative boundaries, 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. 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
1849
Held by
Harvard
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