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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1825 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan of Edinburgh and its environs, from a survey by James Knox ; engd. by R. Scott. It was published by John Fairbairn 13, Waterloo Place, Manners Miller, ... and John Anderson, Junr. in 1825. Scale [ca. 1:6,000]. 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, selected names of property owners, parks, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes population statistics from 1821 and note. 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 College Library
United Kingdom and Edinburgh
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Real property, Landowners, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and planningCadastre
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