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Noord-Holland, Netherlands, 1730 (Image 4 of 4) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nieuwe Caarte van het Dykgraafschap van West-Vriesland, genaamt Geestmer-Ambagt, Schager en Niedorper Cogge, in't koper gebragt door Hendrik de Leth. It was published by Hendrik de Leth in 1730. Scale approximately 1:18,300. This layer is image 4 of 4 total images of the 4 sheet source map, representing the northwestern portion of the map. Covers a portion of Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Map in Dutch.The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the RD_New (Rijksdriehoekstelsel), GCS Amersfoort 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, drainage (dikes and canals), built-up areas and selected buildings, property lots, fortifications, and more. Includes also title cartouche decorated with forest landscape; in the lower right corner illustration showing cheese-making in a countryside. Above the map are the coats of arms of Geestmer Ambagt, Schager Cogge and Niedorper Cogge.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
Netherlands and Noord-Holland
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