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Colonization Map, Northwest Algeria, 1883 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Département d'Oran : colonisation, par A.D. Langlois ; dressée sous le patronage de la Société de Géographie d'Oran. It was published by Challamel et Cie. in 1883. Scale [ca. 1:800,000]. Covers northwest Algeria. Map in French. 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, railroads and stations, canals, ruins, mines, territorial claims, shoreline features, forests, ground cover, and more. Includes also statistical tables on population and agriculture. 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
Maps, Colonization, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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