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Tibet, Western China, and Nepal, 1750 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte du Grand Thibet : pour servir a l'Histoire generale des voyages : dressée sur les observations les plus récentes, tirée des auteurs anglois par N. Bellin, Ingr. de la Marine, 1949. ; J.V. Schley direx. It was published by Pierre de Hondt in 1750. Scale [ca. 1:8,000,000]. Covers the Tibet Autonomous Region, Western China, Nepal, and small portions of Bhutan, Burma, and India. Map in French and Dutch. 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, 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 College Library
China, Tibet Autonomous Region, Xizang Zizhiqu, Qinghai Sheng, Nepal, Bhutan, India, and Burma
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