This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the untitled historic paper map: Basse Egypte, E. Giraud, sculp. It was published by Onfroi in 1785. Scale [ca. 1:550,000]. Covers the Nile River Delta, Egypt. Map in French.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Africa Lambert Conformal Conic 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, canals, ancient branches of river and canals, cities and other human settlements, monasteries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures.
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.