EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Africa, 1700 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: L'Afrique, dressée sur les observations de Mrs. de l'Académie royale des sciences et quelques autres, et sur les mémoires les plus récens, par G. De L'Isle. It was published by chez l'autheur, rue des Canettes prez St. Sulpice in 1700. Scale [ca. 1:21,250,000]. Covers Africa and portions of Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Map in French. 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 and routes, 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
Place(s)
Africa
Year
1700
Held by
Harvard
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