This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan de la ville de Brest ; Carte de la rade et du port de Brest, par ... P.L. Bermont, ingenieur. It was published by chez Lattré, graveur ordinaire du Roi, rue St. Jacques la porte cochère vis à vis la rue de la Parcheminerie in 1779. Scale [ca. 1:7,219]. Covers a portion of Brest, France. Map in French.
Note: Two maps appear on this sheet. The larger scale map of Brest is the portion of the image that has been georeferenced.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the European Datum 1950, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 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 shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Includes also a brief description of Brest.
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.