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Switzerland, 1825 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the republic of Switzerland : describing its twenty-two cantons, including those of Le Valais, Geneva and Neuch√Ętel, added by the Act of Congress, 1815, compiled from the surveys of Weiss, Kellar c. ; J. Walker, sculpt. It was published by Jas. Wyld ... 5 Charing Cross in 1825. Scale [ca. 1:440,000]. Covers also portions of France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria, and Italy. 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, major roads, territorial boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes population table and altitudes. 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
1825
Held by
Harvard
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