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Nice, France, 1879 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan pittoresque de Nice, par un touriste. It was published by Lith. J. Dalmet in 1879. Scale [ca. 1:7,353]. Covers Nice, France. Map in French. 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 32N 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, built-up areas and selected buildings (some shown pictorially), industry locations, docks and wharves, gardens, and more. Includes two insets: "Jardin d'Acclimatation de la Société d'Agriculture des Alpes-Maritimes" and "Nice à Villefranche, Saint Jean et Beaulieu"; and a view of the "Villa Chauvain à Villefranche". 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
France and Nice
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