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Quebec, Canada, 1776 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan of the city and environs of Quebec : with its siege and blockade by the Americans from the 8th of December 1775 to the 13th of May 1776, engraved by Wm. Faden. It was published by Wm. Faden in 12, Septemr. 1776. Scale [ca. 1:7,000]. 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, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortifications and places of military interest related to the American Siege of Quebec, 1775-1776, 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
Canada, Québec, and Lévis
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, History, Siege, 1775-1776, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and intelligenceMilitary
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