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Paris, France, 1855 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nouveau plan complet de Paris avec ses fortifications : divisé en 12 arrondissements 48 sections avec les principaux monuments en elévation, donnant la distance légale en mètres des forts détachés aux murs d'enceinte aux murs d'octroi indiquant la population les fêtes patronales des environs de Paris, gravé sur acier par J.N. Henriot. It was published by chez A. Bes et F. Dubreuil in 1855. Scale [ca. 1:16,700]. Map in French. Covers Paris, France. 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, railroads, railroad stations, drainage, selected buildings and built-up areas, ground cover, district boundaries, fortification, parks, gardens, cemeteries, and more. Relief and some buildings shown pictorially. Includes also indices, notes, and inset: Environs de Paris indiquant tous les Forts. 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 Library
France and Paris
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