This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Cary's six sheet map of England and Wales, with part of Scotland : on which are carefully laid down all the direct and principal cross roads, the course of the rivers, and navigable canals, cities, market and borough towns, the principal villages, parks, c., compiled from the most recent surveys. It was published by J. Cary in 1826. Scale [ca. 1:510,000]. This layer is image 1 of 3 total images of the three sheet source map, representing the northern portion of the map. Covers portions of England, Scotland, North Ireland, and Isle of Man.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'British National Grid' 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, cities and other human settlements, mail roads, turnpike roads, bye roads, territorial and administrative boundaries, parks, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures.
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.