EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Nile River Delta Region, Egypt, 1821-1823 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte ancienne et comparée de la Basse Égypte, rédigé par M. le Colonel Jacotin et par M. Jomard, Membre de l'Institut ; d'après la Grande Carte Topographique levée pendant l'expédition de l'Armée Française par les ingénieurs géographes, les ingénieurs militaires et les ingénieurs des ponts et chaussées ; Blondeau Sct. It was published by Impr. Royale between 1821 and 1823. Scale 1:500,000. Covers the Nile River Delta Region, Egypt. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Egypt Red Belt 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, cities and other human settlements, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Harvard Map Collection copies contain manuscript historical annotations and corrections. 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
1821
Held by
Harvard
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