EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

San Francisco, California, 1863 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the City County of San Francisco : carefully compiled from recent surveys, including all new additions of cities, towns, and villas, delineating the lines of ranchos, private claims water works, railroads, c. c., drawn for the San Francisco News Letter and the Pacific Mining Journal by James Butler. It was published by Britton Co. in 1863. Scale [1:15,840]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the California State Plane NAD 1983 coordinate system (Zone III) (in Feet) (Fipszone 0403). 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, shoreline features, property lots, numbers and landowner names, reserved government properties, ranchos, city boundaries, cemeteries, water works, and more. 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1863
Held by
Harvard
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