EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Paris, France Region, 1880 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Environs de Paris, Ch. Picquet. It was published by Ch. Piquet, Geographie ordinaire du Roi et de S.A.S. Monseig.r le Duc d'Orleans in [1880]. Scale [1:25,000]. Covers the Paris, France Region. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to ESRI's 'France I' NTF Paris 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, drainage, villages and towns, built-up areas, selected buildings and names of landowners, ground cover, and more. Relief is 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
1880
Held by
Harvard
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