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Title: Atacama Desert and Puna de Atacama Region, Chile and Argentina, 1892 (Raster Image)      
dateReleased:
12-13-2011
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.6/M6STR
ID:
hdl:1902.6/M6STR
description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carta jeografica del desierto i cordilleras de Atacama, levantada por la Comision Esploradora de Atacama ; dibo. N. Boloña ; grabo A. Nemeth ; Lit. Alemana, Santiago. It was published by Direccion General de Obras Publicas. Seccion de Jeografia y Minas in 1892. Scale 1:1,000,000. Covers the Atacama Desert and Puna de Atacama region, Chile and Argentina. Map in Spanish. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'Mercator' projection. 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, human settlements, roads, railroads, mines and mineral location, water lines, points of triangulation, ter ritorial boundaries, shoreline features, ports, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes 5 insets depiciting mountain ranges entitled : Royeccion Vertical, vista Panoramica ; 2 plans entitled: Rada de Antofagasta -- Plano de la ciudad de Copiapo. 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.
description:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library; Harvard University. Library. Open Collections Program; Chile. Direccion General de Obras Publicas. Seccion de Jeografia y Minas.; Atacama (Chile). Comision Esploradora.; Nemeth, A.; Boloña, N., 2011, "Atacama Desert and Puna de Atacama Region, Chile and Argentina, 1892 (Raster Image)"
name:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Harvard University. Library. Open Collections Program
Chile. Direccion General de Obras Publicas. Seccion de Jeografia y Minas.
Atacama (Chile). Comision Esploradora.
Nemeth, A.
Boloña, N.
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997