EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Japan, 1871 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: 大日本地圖 [Dai Nihon chizu], Kawakami Kan. It was published in Meiji 4 [1871]. Scale [ca. 1:500,000]. Covers Japan south of Hokkaidō. Map in Japanese. 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, administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also 2 insets: Ryūkyū Shotō sōzu, Ogasawara Guntō sōzu. 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
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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