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Waya Island, Wayasewa Island, and Kuata Island Region, Fiji Islands, 1877 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper, manuscript map entitled: South Pacific Ocean : part of Viti or Fiji group, surveyed by Lieut W.U. Moore assisted by Lieut. C. M Malan Sub-Lieut. J.W. Combe. H.M. Schooner Alacrity, 1877. Tracing of part of A5705/1. Scale [ca. 1:145,000]. Covers the Waya Island, Wayasewa Island, and Kuata Island region, Fiji Islands. 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, shoreline features, bays, harbors, islands and islets, inlets, points, rocks, and more. Relief shown by spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Fiji Islands, Republic of the, Waya Island, Wayasewa Island, Kuata Island, Eori Island, Kandomo Island, and Navandra Island
Maps, Maps, Manuscript, Nautical charts, Islands, Coral reefs and islands, Human settlements, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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