EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Northeast Egypt, Ismailia to Cairo, 1882 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Von Ismaîlîa bis Cairo : Specialkarte des Kriegsschauplatzes, redigirt von B. Hassenstein. It was published by Justus Perthes in 1882. Scale 1:270,000. Covers the northeastern Egypt from Ismailia to Cairo. Map in German. 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, roads, railroads and stations, canals, built-up areas, selected buildings, historic sites, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes insets: Plan von Cairo (1:27,000), Sues Kanal (1:1,000,000). 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
1882
Held by
Harvard
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