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Long Island, New York Connecticut, 1863 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Long Island and the southern part of Connecticut. It was published by J.H. Colton in 1863. Scale [ca. 1:165,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the North American Datum 1983, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N 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, shoreline features, roads, railroads, canals, post offices, churches, mills and factories, township and county boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes also inset of Greater New York. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
New York, Connecticut, and Long Island
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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