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Rhine River Region, ca. 1680 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Neueste Beschreibung des gantzen Rhein-Stroms. It was published by Johann Christoph Lochner, Buchhandler, ca. 1680. Scale [ca. 1:930,000]. Covers the Rhine River region. Map in German. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Europe Lambert Conformal Conic 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 drainage, roads, cities and other human settlements, fortifications, territorial boundaries, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also 15 city views: Bonn, Brysach, Bingen, Rheinfelden, Speyer, Maintz, Bacharach, Trarbach, Basel, Strasburg, Andernach, Wormbs, Cobolentz, Cöllen, Heydelberg. 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
1680
Held by
Harvard
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