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Oostende, Belgium, ca. 1727 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nouveau plan de la ville d'Ostende : ville forte du Comté de Flandre celebre par l'octroy de l'empereur pour la navigation aux Indes Orientales. It was published by chez R. J. Ottens, sur le Nieuwendyk à la Carte du Monde ca. 1727. Scale [ca. 1:3,900]. Covers Oostende, Belgium. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Belgian Lambert 1972 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, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortifications, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index. 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1727
Held by
Harvard
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