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Queensland, Australia, 1896 (Image 1 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Queensland and British New Guinea : prepared for educational purposes, Survey Deptartment, Brisbane. It was published by The Dept. in 1896. Scale [ca. 1:1,710,720]. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing north portion of the map. Covers primarily northeast Australia and a portion of Papua New Guinea. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Geocentric Datum of Australia 1994 Map Grid of Australia Zone 54 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 roads, railroads and stations, drainage, coastal features, selected places of interest, administrative boundaries, and more. Relief shown by shading 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 Library
Australia, Queensland, and Papua New Guinea
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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