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Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, 1861 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte du voyage exécuté dans le Sahara occidental, d'après les instructions du colonel ... Faidherbe..., par le capitaine ... Vincent, dressée par Vuillemin ; gravée chez Erhard. It was published by Société de Géographie in 1861. Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000]. Covers portions of Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, and Guinea. Map in French. 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, roads, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 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
Guinea, Mauritania, Senegal, Western Sahara, and Africa, West
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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