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Peru and Bolivia, 1842 (Raster Image)
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- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University. Library. Open Collections Program, and Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873.
- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Peru & Bolivia. It was published by J. Arrowsmith 15 Febr. 1842. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000]. Covers also parts of surrounding countries.The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to a non-standard 'World Sinusoidal' projection with the central meridian at 70.000000 degrees west. 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 is shown by hachures. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection and the Harvard University Library as part of the Open Collections Program at Harvard University project: Organizing Our World: Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age. Maps selected for the project correspond to various expeditions and represent a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
- South America, Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Amazon River
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