EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Madison, Wisconsin, 1855 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Madison and the Four Lake Country : Dane Co. Wis. It was published in 1855. Scale [ca. 1:53,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Wisconsin South NAD 1983 coordinate system (in Feet) (Fipszone 4803). 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 (active and projected), drainage, selected points of interest, township and range boundaries, and more. Includes index and text. 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
Wisconsin and Madison
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Administrative and political divisions, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Railroads, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, boundaries, and transportation
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