NYU Spatial Data Repository

Carte Generale de L'Afrique (Raster Image)

Author(s):
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Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of an historic continental map of Africa from 1832, originally created by Charles François Beautemps-Beaupré, This map was scanned and 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, and Imagery and Base Maps
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year(s):
1832
Held by:
Stanford
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