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Nile River Red Sea Region, ca. 1870 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and lower Nubia, by Keith Johnston. It was published by William Blackwood Sons ; W. K. Johnston, ca. 1870. Scale [ca. 1:2,854,868]. Covers the Nile River and Red Sea regions. 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, cities and other human settlements, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, roads, railroads, canals, wells, and more. Covers the Nile River and Red Sea regions. 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
Nile River, Red Sea, Egypt, Gaza Strip, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, and West Bank
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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