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Maldives, 1814 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: To capt. W.F.W. Owen R.N. this chart of the Maldiva Islands, exhibiting the safe channels between the southern attollons, having been constructed from valuable materials furnished chiefly by him, is inscribed by ... James Horsburgh ; engraved by John Bateman. It was published by James Horsburgh in 26th March, 1814. Scale [ca. 1:1,800,000]. Covers Maldives. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Miller Cylindrical 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, shoreline features, atolls, channels, routes of historic passages, and more. Includes text. 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
Maldive Islands
Maps, Nautical charts, Coral reefs and islands, Channels (Hydraulic engineering), Landforms, Bodies of water, Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and oceans
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