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Mexico City, Mexico, 1776 (Image 1 of 4) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plano geometrico de la imperial noble y leal ciudad de Mexico : teniendo por extremo la zanxa y garitas del resguardo de la real aduana, sacado de orden del Señor Don Francisco Leandro de Viana, conde de Tepa, oydor que fue de la real audiencia de Mexico y hoi de consejo y camara de Indias ; por D. Ignacio de Castera, año de 1776 ; dale á luz Don Tomas Lopez, geógrafo de los dominios de S.M. It was published by [Tomas Lopez] in 1785. Scale [ca. 1:7,560]. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map, representing the southwest portion of the map. Covers Mexico City, Mexico. Map in Spanish. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the NAD 1927 UTM Zone 14N coordinate system. 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, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, and more. Includes notes and index to parishes, convents, schools, important houses, and sentries. 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
Mexico, Ciudad de M�xico, Mexico, and Mexico City
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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