This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: The county of Dorset : reduced from the large map in six sheets and planned by a scale of two statute miles to one inch / surveyed by Isaac Taylor. It was published by Wm. Faden, Geographer to His Majesty ... on July 1st, 1796. Scale ca. 1:123,000; 10 statute miles = 13.1 cm. 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, roads, forests, cities and other human settlements, territorial boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief and depths 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.