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Southern Japan, 1888 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Southern Japan. It was published by Rand McNally Company in 1888. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000]. Covers Kantō-chihō, Chūbu-chihō, Kinki-chihō, Chūgoku-chihō, Shikoku-chihō, and Kyūshū-chihō regions, Japan. 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, administrative boundaries, roads, railroads, ferry routes, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes inset of Yayeyama and Riukiu islands. 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
Japan, Chūbu-chihō, Chūgoku-chihō, Kantō-chihō, Kinki-chihō, Kyūshū-chihō, and Shikoku-chihō
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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