EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Hong Kong Island, 1888 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Hong Kong with British Kowloon. It was published by Stanford's Geographical Estabt. in 1888. Scale [ca. 1:21,453]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Hong Kong 1980 Grid 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, tramways, selected buildings, coffee gardens, cemeteries, shoreline features, wharves, lighthouses, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes index and manuscript annotations. 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
1888
Held by
Harvard
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