EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Kansas City, Missouri, 1898 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Rand, McNally Co.'s Kansas City. It was published by Rand, McNally Co. in 1898. Scale [ca. 1:10,000]. Covers Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 (in Feet) (Fipszone 2403). 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, electric railroads, cable car lines, horse car lines, elevated, electric, and surface cable lines, drainage, selected public buildings, parks, and more. Includes inset: Kansas City, MO., Northeast Portion. 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Place(s)
Missouri, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City
Subject(s)
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
Year
1898-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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