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East Southern Africa, 1862 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Zambezia e Sofálla : mappa coordenado sobre numerosos documentos antigos e modernos portuguezes e estrangeiros, pelo Vde. de Sá da Bandeira, 1861 ; dressé à la moitié de l'original sous la direction de M. V.A Malte-Brun ; gravé chez Erhard. It was published by Société de Géographie in 1862. Scale [ca. 1:7,250,000]. Covers Zimbabwe and portions of Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa. Map in Portuguese. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Africa Lambert Conformal Conic 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, administrative and territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset of Africa showing Portuguese possessions. 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
1862
Held by
Harvard
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