EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

North America, 1755 (Image 2 of 7) (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A map of the British and French dominions in North America : with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade Plantations, by their Lordships most obliged and very humble servant, Jno. Mitchell ; Tho. Kitchin, sculp. It was published by the author and sold by And. Millar opposite Katherine Street in the Strand in 1755. Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000]. This layer is image 2 of 7 total images, representing a south central portion of the eight sheet source map. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Gall 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, cities and other human settlements, Indian tribe regions, fortification, roads, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and inset map: "A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late survey of those coasts." This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of North America 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1755
Held by
Harvard
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