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South America, ca. 1720 (Raster Image)
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- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library, L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726., and Cóvens et Mortier.
- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte de la Terre Ferme, du Perou, du Bresil et du Pays des Amazones : dressée sur les descriptions de Herrera, de Laet, et des PP. d'Acuña, et M. Rodriguez et sur plusieurs relations et observations posterieures / par Guillaume Del'Isle, Géographe de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. It was published by Chez Jean Cóvens et Corneille Mortier ca. 1720. Scale ca. 1:9,000,000. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the SAD 69 / Brazil Polyconic 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 geographic notes and names of indigenous peoples. 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, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, and Paraguay
- Maps, Boundaries, Indigenous peoples, Discoveries in geography, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and boundaries
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