EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Africa, ca. 1865 (Image 1 of 4) (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Stanford's library map of Africa, constructed by A. Keith Johnston. It was published by Edward Stanford ca. 1865. Scale 1:5,977,382. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map, representing the southwest portion of the map. Covers also a small portion of Europe and the Middle East. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Africa Sinusoidal projected 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, railroads, selected buildings and historical points of interest, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes notes. 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
Place(s)
Africa
Year
1865
Held by
Harvard
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