EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

East Asia, ca. 1749 (Image 1 of 2) (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Tartariae Sinensis mappa geographica : ex Tabulis specialibus RRPP Iesuitarum nec non Relationibus R.P. Gerbillon, per Dom d'Anville, ... primum A° 1732 nunc se ; nunc secundum LL. projectionis stereographicae in usum translationis Germanicae Historiae Sinens. Haldianae descripta per Tobiam Mayer. It was published by Curis Homannianorum Heredum ca. 1749. Scale [ca 1:5,250,000]. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing the western portion of the map. Covers a portion of East Asia including North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, and portions of China, Russia, and Japan. Map in Latin and French. 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, territorial boundaries, roads, shoreline features, the Great Wall of China, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes. 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
1749
Held by
Harvard
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