This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Trigonometrical survey of the Maldive Islands, by Commander R. Moresby, assisted by Lieut. F.T. Powell, Indian Navy ; additions and corrections by Professor A. Agassiz, Mr. Stanley Gardiner and Mr. L. A. Molony, 1902 ; eng. by J. C. Walker. Sheet 2. It was published by Hydrographic Office, 1904. Scale [ca. 1:310,000]. This layer is image 2 of 3 total images of the three sheet source map representing the central portion of the map.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'Mercator' projection. 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, human settlements, ground cover, shoreline features, inlets, lagoons, shoals, sand banks, atolls, islands and islets, points, rocks, bottom types, and more. Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Includes notes on navigation and locations of potable water.
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection and the Harvard University Library as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Organizing Our World: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age. Maps selected for the project correspond to various expeditions and represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.