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Southern South America, Argentina, Chile, ca. 1710 (Raster Image)
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- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library and Visscher, Elizabeth, active 1702-1726.
- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte du Paraguay, du Chili, Détroit de Magellan, & Terre de Feu, dans l'Amérique Méridionale, par la veuve de Nicolas Visscher. It was published by the widow of Nicolas Vissher, avec privil. ca. 1710. Scale [ca. 1:9,250,000]. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the South America Lambert Conformal Conic 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 boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also names of indigenous peoples, geographic discovery notes, and inset: Carte particulière du Détroit de Magellan. 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.
- South America, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay
- Maps, Indigenous peoples, Discoveries in geography, Boundaries, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and boundaries
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