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Bordeaux, France, 1944 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Port of Bordeaux, compiled and drawn in the branch of Research and Analysis, OSS ; lithographed in Reproduction Branch, OSS. It was published by Office of Strategic Services, 28 February 1944. Scale [ca. 1:22,750]. Covers portions of Bordeaux and Port of Bordeaux, France. 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, railroads and stations, drainage, tidal waters, waters controlled by locks, quays, selected buildings, warehouses, and more. Includes inset: Gironde Estuary Ports. 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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