EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Lyon Region, France, 1869 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Carte topographique de Lyon et de ses environs, dresse en 1869 pour le Service Municipal de la ville de Lyon sous la direction d Mr. Bonnet, Ingenieur en Chef des Ponts et Chaussees Officer de la Legion d'Honneur; par M.M. de Dignoscyo fils, et E. Rembielinski ; gravee sur pierre par E. Rembielinski, ingr. et graveur, au Raincy (pres Paris). It was published by Lemercier in 1869. Scale 1:40,000. Covers the Lyon region, France. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'European Datum 1950 UTM Zone 31N' 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 towns and villages, roads, railroads and stations, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, administrative boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1869
Held by
Harvard
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