EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Paris region, France, 1794 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nieuwe kaart van de buitenstreeken van Parys : meetkundig opgenomen in 1792 en 1793 met alle de nieuwe sterkten, verschansingen en versperringen tusschen de rivieren de Seine en de Marne. It was published by Johannes Allart in [1794]. Scale [ca. 1:80,000]. Map in Dutch and 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 31N 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, cities and towns, drainage, selected buildings, fortifications, and more. Relief is shown pictorially. Includes index. 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
Place(s)
France and Paris
Subject(s)
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
Year
1794-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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