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Switzerland, ca. 1715 (Image 1 of 4) (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Nova Helvetiae tabula geographica : illustrissimis et potentissimis cantonibus et rebuspublicis reformatae religionis Tigurinae, Bernensi, Glaronensi, Basiliensi, Scaphusianae, Abbatis Cellanae, dominis suis clementissimis humillime [de]dicata a Ioh. Iacobo Scheuchzero Tigurino med. d. math. prof. It was published by ex officin รข Petri Schenkii, in platea vulgo de Warmoesstraat sub signo N. Visschers Athlas ca. 1715. Covers Switzerland. Scale [ca. 1:378,000]. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map, representing the northwest portion of the map. Map in Latin and Dutch. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Europe Lambert Conformal Conic 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 drainage, cities and other human settlements, territorial and administrative boundaries, roads, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also illustrations. 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
Place(s)
Switzerland
Year
1715
Held by
Harvard
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