EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Quebec, Canada, 1694 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Quebec : ville de l'Amerique septentrional dans la Nouvelle France avec titre d'evehe situe [sic] sur le fleuve de St. Laurent a 310 degrez 17 min. de la longitudes et 46 degrez 55 min. de latitudes : elle fut assiegee [sic] par les Anglois les Francois [sic] par qui elle est encore possedee [sic] l'an 1670 depuis le 16 Octobre jusqu 'au [sic] 22 du meme mois, monsieur de Frontenac etant pour lors gouverneur du pais, qui leur fit honeteusement lever le siege. Scale [ca. 1:24,000]. Map in French. Manuscript copy after Fer's Quebec map of 1694, engraved by H.v.Loon. Unknown copy date. Made for Francis Parkman. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 19N NAD 1983 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, selected buildings with names of landowners, fortification, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes index. 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
1694
Held by
Harvard
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