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Darjiling District, India, 1898 (Raster Image)

Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Lower provinces of Bengal : district Darjeeling. It was published by Survey of India in 1898. Scale [ca. 1:253,440]. Covers Darjiling District, India. 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 roads, railroads, drainage, cities and other human settlements, fortification, camping grounds, dak bungalow, tea gardens, police stations, Buddhist monasteries, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 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.
Place(s):
India, West Bengal, and Darjiling
Subject(s):
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, and Land use
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year:
1898
Held by:
Harvard
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