EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

New York, N.Y. and vicinity, 1867 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: 40 miles around New York. It was published by H.H. Lloyd in 1867. Scale 1:158,400. 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, railroads, drainage, cemeteries, industry locations (e.g. mills, factories, etc.), cities and towns, state, county, and town boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. 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, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New York, New York
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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