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Morocco, 1728 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Statuum Maroccanorum, Regnorum nempe Fessani, Maroccani, Tafiletani et Segelomessani secundum suas provincias accurate divisorum, typus generalis novus, ex variis recentioris Geographiae adminicul depromptus et designatus a Io. Chris. Homanno M. D. It was published by Homann in 1728. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000]. Covers Morocco and portions of Algeria, Western Sahara, and the Canary Islands, Spain. Map in Latin. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Europe Lambert Conformal Conic 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, administrative and territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes views of: "Der Stadt Marocco groester Theil samt dessen Koeniglichen Hof: and "Prospect der Königlichen Residens-Stadt Mequinetz", includes also an inset: "Insula Madera sub Lusitania". 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
1728
Held by
Harvard
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