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East and Central China, ca. 1738 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Regni Sinae vel Sinae propriae mappa et descriptio geographica : ex mappis particularibus, quas Sinarum rex Canghi opera patrum missionariorum é S.I. in provincias regni universi ejus rei gratia ablegatorum concinnari fecit, perfecta, publicoque primum communicata in opere magnificentissimo R.P. du Halde, et ab Anvillaeo gall. reg. geographo in compendiosiorem hanc formam reducta, nunc secundum magis legitimas projectionis stereographicae leges reformata, studio Ioh. Matth. Hasii, math. p.p. It was published by impensis Homanianorum Heredum, ca. 1738. Scale [ca. 1:5,250,000]. Covers East and Central China, and a small portion of Mongolia. Map in Latin. 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, shoreline features, and more. 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
1738
Held by
Harvard
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