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Quebec, Canada, ca. 1690 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan de Quebec en la nouvelle France assiege par les Anglois : le 16 d'octobre 1690, jusqu'au 22 dudit mois qu'ils furent obliges de se retirer chez eux appres avoir este bien battus, par mr. le comte de Frontenac, gouverneur general du pays, par le Sr. de Villeneuve, ingenieur du Roy. Scale [ca. 1:16,000]. Map in French. Manuscript copy of a manuscript map. Copied by Pierre-Louis Morin, ca. 1855? Made in Paris 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, English ships and lines-of-fire, 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
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