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North Central Madagascar, 1888 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Itinerari di due viaggi al Madagascar eseguiti dall'inge. E. Cortese nel 1887. It was published by Societa geografica italiana in 1888. Scale 1:1,000,000. Covers the north central part of Madagascar. Map in Italian. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'Mercator' projection. 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 the travel routes of Emilio Cortese, drainage, cities, towns, villages, and other human settlements, shoreline features, and more. Relief is shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes inset: Carta dell Isola di Madagascar. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection and the Harvard University Library as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Organizing Our World: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age. Maps selected for the project correspond to various expeditions and represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
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