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Havana, Cuba, 1739 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A plan of the city and harbour of Havana : situated on the island of Cuba in 23d: 10m. nth. latitude in 292d: 15m longitude from the meridian of Teneriff, by Thomas Milton much improved altered according to the genuine plan of Captain James Rentone ; J. Mynde sculpt. It was published by S. Harding ... R. Amey ... W.H. Toms, Dec. 10, 1739. Scale [ca. 1:12,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'NAD 1927 Cuba Norte' 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, fortifications, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by shading and pictorially. Relief shown by shading and soundings. Includes index. 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
Cuba, Havana, and La Habana, Bahía de
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, Harbors, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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