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Cape Town, South Africa, 1911 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Cape Town (Central). It was published by Cape Peninsula Publicity Association in 1911. Scale [ca. 1:4,700]. Covers a portion of Cape Town, South Africa. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM Zone 34S, meters, WGS 1984) 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 roads, railroads and stations, street-railroads, drainage, selected buildings and tourist attractions, parks, and more. Includes inset location map and an index to points of interest. 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
1911
Held by
Harvard
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