EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Zurich, Switzerland, 1845 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map (aerial view) entitled: Malerischer plan der Stadt Zurich und ihrer Umgebungen, herausgegeben von H.F. Lenthold in Zurich ; dessine par F. Schmid ; grave par Appert de Paris. It was published by Verlag von Arnold Bopp Co. in 1922. Scale [ca. 1:4,800]. Covers Zurich, Switzerland, 1845. Map in German and French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Swiss Grid (CH1903 LV03) 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 and stations, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, ground cover, and more. Includes index. 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
1845
Held by
Harvard
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