EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Southern Africa, 1897 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Juta's map of South Africa from the Cape to the Zambesi, compiled from the best available Colonial and Imperial information including the official Cape Colony map by the Surveyor General, Cape Town, Dr. T. Hahn's Damaraland, and F.C. Selous' journals and sketches ; published by J.C. Juta Co. It was published by J.C. Juta : Edward Stanford. in 1897. Scale [ca. 1:2,534,400]. Covers Southern Africa. 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, territorial and administrative boundaries, shoreline features, roads, railroads, mines, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also notes about land cover. 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
1897
Held by
Harvard
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