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England & Wales, 1788 (Image 2 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map: [Map of England and Wales : showing roads and navigable waterways]. It was published by John Andrews at No. 211, facing Air Street, Piccadilly on May 2, 1788. Scale [ca. 1:700,000]. This layer is image 2 of 2 total images of the 2 sheet source map, representing the southern portion of the map.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, roads, canals, bridges, administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Includes also distances between individual cities.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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
United Kingdom, England, and Wales
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Bodies of water, Transportation, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and transportation
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