This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A map of the Congo basin and adjoining territories : shewing the extent of the Congo Free State, Henry M. Stanley. It was published by Harper Brothers in 1885. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000]. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing the western portion of the map. Covers a portion of Central 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, shoreline features, 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.