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Southern Namibia, 1884 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Die deutschen Besitzungen in West-Afrika, hauptsächlich nach Th. Hahn, von B. Hassenstein. Map georeferenced: Gross-Namaqua-Land und das Gebiet des Hauses F.A. Lüderitz. It was published by Justus Perthes in 1884. Scale [ca. 1:1,750,000]. Covers Southern Namibia. Map in German. 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, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, roads, and more. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Includes also 5 other maps and 2 inset maps. 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
Namibia, Erongo, Hardap, Karas, and Khomas
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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