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Map of South Africa illustrating Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced image of an historic regional map of Southern Africa originally created by W. Pepper in 1858. The map illustratates the exploration routes of Dr. David Livingstone's journeys throughout Southern Africa. 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, or other information associated with the principal map. This map was scanned and georeferenced by the Stanford University Geospatial Center. This map is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of Africa from the Oscar I. Norwich Collection at Stanford University.This historic paper map provides an historical perspective of the cultural and physical landscape during this time period. The wide range of information provided on these maps make them useful in the study of historic geography. As this map has been georeferenced, it also can be used as a background layer in conjunction with other GIS data.
Stanford Digital Repository
Africa, Southern
Livingstone, David, 1813-1873, Discovery and exploration, Historical geography, Landforms, Bodies of water, Maps, and Imagery and Base Maps
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