EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Halifax and Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1750 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A plan of the harbour of Chebucto and town of Halifax, by Moses Harris. It was published in Gentleman's Magazine, 1750. Scale [ca. 1:80,500]. Covers Halifax, Halifax Harbour, and Bedford Basin, Nova Scotia, Canada. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the UTM Zone 20N NAD83 (meters) coordinate system. 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 roads, drainage, fortifications, and more. Depths shown by soundings. Includes illustrations. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1750
Held by
Harvard
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