EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Zimbabwe Mozambique, 1897 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A map of Rhodesia divided into provinces and districts under the administration of the British South Africa Company. It was published by Edward Stanford in 1897. Scale 1:1,000,000. Covers Zimbabwe, and portions of Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia. 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 and stations, cities and other human settlements, territorial and administrative boundaries, shoreline features, post stations, selected mines and mining camps, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes notes describing land, vegetation and availability of water. 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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