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Africa, 1785 (Image 1 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: L'Afrique, revüe, corrigée et publiée par M. Moithey, ingénieur géographe du Roi. It was published by chez Crepy, rüe St. Jacques à Saint Pierre, près la rue de la parcheminerie in 1785. Scale [ca. 1:14,500,000]. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing the western portion of the map. Covers Africa and small portions of southern Europe, the Middle East, and South America. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Africa Sinusoidal 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, cities and other human settlements, roads, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also text and notes. 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
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