EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Taiwan, 1749 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: L'isle de la Formose et la partie des costes de la Chine : suivant les cartes et les observations les plus récentes et entre autres des RR. PP. Jesuites, par N.B., Ingr. ordre. de la Marine ; J.V. Schley direx. It was published by Pierre de Hondt in 1749. Scale [ca. 1:2,050,000]. Covers Taiwan and small portion of coastline of China. 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, shoreline features, 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1749
Held by
Harvard
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