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New York, 1831 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A reference distance map of the state of New York. It was published by J. Pierce in 1831. Scale [ca. 1:1,300,000]. Covers also a portion of Ontario, Canada. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N NAD83 projection. 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, cities and towns, counties, and more. Includes inset elevation profiles: Profile of the Erie Canal -- [Profile of the Champlain Canal]. Includes index of places, table of distances, and 1830 census populations of towns and counties in New York, in lower margin. 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
New York, Erie Canal, Champlain Canal, Canada, and Ontario
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, Canals, Hydrography, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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