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Japan, ca. 1861 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Empire of Japan, engraved by J. C. Walker. It was published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful knowledge, [by] Edward Stanford, ca. 1861. Scale [ca. 1:4,400,000]. 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, volcanos, shoreline features, harbors, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes and insets of Nagasaki harbor, and of Yeso. 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
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