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Naval Battles, Seven Years' War, France, 1759 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Brittische ��bermacht zur See wieder Franckreich Ao. 1759 ..., historisch erkl��hretdurch Christian Fried. von der Heyden = Superiorite Britannique par mer contre la France l'An 1759..., dessin��e fort exactement et explicque par Chretien Frederic de Heyden. It was published by verlegt von Tob. Conr. Lotter in 1759. Scale approximately 1:2,600,000. Map in German and French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Europe Lambert Conformal Conic 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 naval battles of the British and French navies off the coast of France. Features include drainage, cities and other human settlements, roads, territorial and administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also ornamental cartouche decorated with mythical figures and indexed French and German descriptions of naval engagements between the French and the British, and routes taken by their respective fleets.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
France and United Kingdom
Maps, Seven Years' War, 1756-1763, Military maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and intelligenceMilitary
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