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Matabeleland Region, Zimbabwe, 1896 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Fletcher Espin's map of Matabeleland, compiled by Fletcher Espin. It was published by E. Stanford in 1896. Scale 1:506,880. Covers the Matabeleland region, Zimbabwe and a portion of Botswana. 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, roads, railroads, cities and other human settlements, administrative and territorial boundaries, reefs, mines and mining camps, native reserves, post stations, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Zimbabwe, Matabeleland North Province, Matabeleland South Province, and Botswana
Maps, Gold mines and mining, Mines and mining, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and geoscientificInformation
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