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India South Asia, 1850 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Hindoostan. It was published by Thomas, Cowperthwait Co. in 1850. Scale [ca. 1:9,500,000]. Covers India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and portions of Maldives, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and Bhutan. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Kalianpur 1975 India Zone III 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, territorial and colonial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also inset: Delta of the Ganges. 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.
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, and Transportation
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