EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

New England, 1826 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A map of the New England states : Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island Connecticut, with the adjacent parts of New York lower Canada, compiled and published by Nathan Hale ; engraved by J.V.N. Throop. It was published by in 1826. Scale [ca. 1:506,880]. Covers also a portion of the state of New York and the province of Quebec, Canada. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic projection (Meters). 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, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, churches, drainage, state, county, and town boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset: Northern eastern part of Maine and part of lower Canada and New Brunswick. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200]. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of New England from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1826
Held by
Harvard
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