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Philippine Islands , 1906

Philippine Islands

Title: Philippine Islands
Projection: Unknown,
Source Bounding Coordinates:
W: 155 E: 160 N: 23 S: 19

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Description: A map from 1906 of the Philippine Islands, showing the province boundaries at the time, the capital in Manila and other major cities, railways, terrain, rivers, and coastal features of the island group. The map includes an inset of the island of Guam (Guajan or Guahan) taken by the United States in 1898 under the Treaty of Paris at the end of the Spanish–American War (December 10, 1898), and an inset showing the relative position of Manila with Hong Kong, China. The inset map also shows the submarine telegraph cable between Manila and Hong Kong, and shows the island of Formosa (Taiwan) as a possession of Japan at the time.
Place Names: Philippines, Formosa, Guam, Leyte, Luzon, Manila, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, North Borneo, Palawan, Panay, Paragu
ISO Topic Categories: boundaries, inlandWaters, location, oceans
Keywords: Philippine Islands , physical, political, borders, boundaries, physical features, country borders, boundaries, inlandWaters, location, oceans, Unknown, 1906
Source: George F. Cram , Cram's Quick Reference Atlas and Gazetteer of the World (Chicago , IL: George F. Cram Series of Atlases, 1906) 103
Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman
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