EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Oxford, England, ca. 1890 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Bacon's plan of Oxford. It was published by G.W. Bacon & Co. between 1890 and 1899. Scale [ca. 1:5,588]. 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, railroads and stations, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, schools, churches, parks and gardens, cemeteries, industry locations, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes keyed indexes indicating colleges, churches, and other places of interest.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 Library
Place(s)
United Kingdom, England, and Oxford
Subject(s)
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
Year
1890-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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