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Manchester and Salford, England, 1793 (Image 2 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A topographical plan of Manchester and Salford with the adjacent parts : shewing also different allotments of land proposed to be built on ... by C. Laurent, engineer ; J. Cary sculpt. It was published by C. Laurent, New Road St. Georges Fields on December 9, 1793. Scale [ca. 1:2,336]. This layer is image 2 of 2 total images of the 2 sheet source map, representing the northwest 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 roads, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, names of selected landowners, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also insets: "A Plan of Manchester and Salford taken about 1650", "A Map of the Country round Manchester, from actual survey", and strip maps of road between Manchester and London.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, Manchester, and Salford
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Landowners, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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