NYU Spatial Data Repository

Algeria, 1846 (Raster Image)

Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte de l'Algérie : divisée par tribus, par mm. E. Carette et Augte. Warnier, membres de la Commission Scientifique de l'Algérie. It was published by Institut géographique national in 1846. Scale 1:1,000,000. Covers northern part of Algeria and portions of Tunisia and Morocco. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Europe Lambert Conformal Conic 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 adn routes, administrative and territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Includes notes on native populations and inset of Mediterranean Sea region. 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):
Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia
Subject(s):
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Ethnology, Forests and forestry, and Landforms
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year(s):
1846
Held by:
Harvard
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