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Africa 1825 (Raster Image)

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Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of an historic paper map of Africa. This is a continental map of Africa originally created and published by Aaron and Samuel Arrowsmith in 1825. The features illustrated on this map includes: rivers, lakes, and coastal islands. 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 georeferenced by the Stanford University Geospatial Center using a Sinusoidal projection. 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.
Publisher:
Stanford Digital Repository
Place(s):
Africa
Subject(s):
Historical geography, Landforms, Bodies of water, Maps, and Imagery and Base Maps
Year:
1825
Held by:
Stanford
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