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West Africa, 1799 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Charte des Reisewegs des Herrn Mungo Park : von Pisania am Gambia Fluss, bis Silla am Joliba oder Nieger, nebst seine R├╝ckreise auf der s├╝dlichen Strasse nach Pisania, nach Her. Parks Beobachtungen, Bemerkungen u. Reisen entworfen von J. Rennell It was published by B.G. Hoffmann in 1799. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000]. Covers a portion of West Africa. Map in German. 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 boundaries, roads, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes. 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
Gambia, The, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, and Africa, West
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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