This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the United States of North America, compiled from the latest and most authentic information by David H. Vance ; engraved by J. H. Young. It was published by Anthony Finley in 1825. Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000]. This layer is image 3 of 5 total images, representing the south central portion of the six sheet source map.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Albers (NAD 83) projected 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 drainage, cities and other human settlements, roads, territorial and administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also inset maps tables: Map of North America including all the recent geographical discoveries 1825 -- The principal steam boat routes throughout the United States -- Comparative elevation of the principal mountains and hills in the United States -- Statistical Table of the United States.
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of North America from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.