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Bordeaux, France, ca. 1696 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Bourdeaux : est une ville tres considerable fameaux port situee sur la Garonne a 44 degrez 50 minutes de latit. et a 17 degrez 7 minutes de longitude suivant le dernieres observations : elle est capitale de la province de Guienne, avec titre d'Archevechez d'Universite de Parlement c., Sr. de Fer. It was published by Chez le Sr de Fer, ca. 1696. Scale [ca. 1:1,000]. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'European Datum 1950 UTM 30N' projected 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, selected buildings, fortifications, and more. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
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