NYU Spatial Data Repository

Arabian Peninsula and Middle East, 1654 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte des trois Arabies : tiree en partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en partie de diuers autres autheurs, par le S. N. Sanson d'Abbeville Geographe ordinaire du Roy ; J. Somer sculp. It was published by Chez Pierre Mariette in 1654. Scale [ca. 1:7,500,000]. Map in French and Latin. Covers the Arabian Peninsula. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Miller Cylindrical 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, cities and other human settlements, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Islamic Heritage Project. Maps selected for the project represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes. The Islamic Heritage Project consists of over 100,000 digitized pages from Harvard's collections of Islamic manuscripts and published materials. Supported by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal and developed in association with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University.
Arabian Peninsula, Middle East, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gaza Strip, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, West Bank, and Yemen
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Landforms, Bodies of water, and Imagery and Base Maps
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