NYU Spatial Data Repository

A Plain Map of Africa According to the Method of the Abbé Gaultier (Raster Image)

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Description:
This layer is a georeferenced image of an historic continental map of Africa from 1802. 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. 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, or other information associated with the principal map. This map was scanned and georeferenced by the Stanford University Geospatial Center using a WGS 84 coordinate reference system. 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):
1802
Held by:
Stanford
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