EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Los Angeles, California, 1849 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan de la Ciudad de Los Angeles, surveyed drawn by E.O.C. Ord, Lt., U.S.A. Wm. R. Hutton, asst., August 29th 1849. It was published by the Historical Society of Southern California ca. 1930. Scale [ca. 1:6,330] . Facsimile of a manuscript map. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the California State Plane Zone V Coordinate System NAD83 (in Feet) (Fipszone 0405). 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, block and lot numbers, ground cover, and more. Relief is 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
California and Los Angeles
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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