EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Africa, 1611 or 1612 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nova Africae tabula, auctore Jodoco Hondio. It was published by Excusum in aedibus auctoris ca. between 1611 and 1612. Scale [ca. 1:24,000,000]. Covers Africa and small portions of Europe and the Middle East. Map in Latin. 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, and more. Relief shown pictorially. 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
Year
1611
Held by
Harvard
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