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Ireland and Northern Ireland, 1705 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A mapp of the kingdom of Ireland : newly corrected improv'd by actual observations : divided into its provinces, counties, baronies, and supply'd with many market towns other places of note omitted in former mapps ... : together with plans of the citys and fortified towns, as allso a short description of the kingdom by Henry Pratt ; to this map is added a large index of the measur'd distances of ev'ry town from Dublin, of the burroughs, barracks, and post towns with many other improuements and emendations ; I. Harris, sculp. It was published by H. Pratt in 1708. Scale [ca. 1:385,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Irish Grid (Transverse Mercator 1965 (TM-65)) 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, major roads, territorial and administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also text, index, 16 ancillary town maps, and inset: The sea coasts of Great Britain and Ireland. 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 College Library
Year
1705
Held by
Harvard
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