EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Halifax Harbor Region, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1812 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper nautical chart entitled: Hallifax [sic], by John Luffman, Geogr. It was published by I. Luffman, April 1, 1812. Scale [ca. 1:150,000]. Covers Halifax Harbour region, 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 coastal features such as harbors, inlets, rocks, channels, points, coves, shoals, islands, and more. Includes also selected land features such as cities and towns and fortifications. Depths are shown by soundings. Includes note. 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
1812
Held by
Harvard
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