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Rhode Island, 1795 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: The state of Rhode Island, compiled from the surveys and observations of Caleb Harris by Harding Harris ; J. Smither, sculp. It was published in 1795 for Carey's American atlas. Scale [ca. 1:281,600]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Rhode Island State Plane Coordinate System (Feet) (FIPS 3800). 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, drainage, county and town boundaries and more. 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 map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1795
Held by
Harvard
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