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Bordeaux, France, 1755 (Image 1 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan geometral de la ville de Bordeaux : et de parties de ses Fraubourgs, leve par les ordes de M. de Torny, intendant de la generalite et de Mrs. les Maire, Sous-Maire et Jurats Gouverneurs de al dite Ville ; par les Srs. Santin et Mirail geographes en 1754 ; Cochin filius, sc. delineavit. It was published by J. Lattre in 1755. Scale [ca. 1:333]. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing the northwest portion of the map. 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, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortifications, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. 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
France and Bordeaux
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