Iberian Peninsula Metadata

Production date: 31 December 2003


This map depicts the landscape of the Iberian Peninsula, carrying the European/Mediterranean coastline as far east as the mouth of the Rhone and the site of ancient Massilia (mod. Marseille). The Straits of Gibraltar appear, as do the Balearic Islands. The map also portrays select sites relating to the history of Rome. This map was prepared to accompany the book The Romans from Village to Empire by Mary T. Boatwright, Daniel Gargola and Richard J.A. Talbert, Oxford University Press, 2004, where it appears as Map 4.4.

This map was compiled and produced by Rachel Barckhaus, Mary T. Boatwright, Tom Elliott, Daniel Gargola, Andrew Hull and Richard Talbert.

Copyright 2004 Ancient World Mapping Center:
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Map Data

Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic

Projection parameters:
Central meridian: 11.000000
First standard parallel: 41.333333
Second standard parallel: 46.666667
Latitude of origin: 0.000000

Horizontal datum: WGS 1984

Scale: 1:6,740,000

Map units: kilometers and miles

Bounding box: 34.4 Latitude x -9.4 Longitude (lower left corner); 45.3 Latitude x 5.6 Longitude (upper right corner)