EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Central Europe Region, 1787 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Neue Karte von Deutschland, Holland und der Schweiz, welche die merkwürdigsten Natur u. Kunst-Producte, den Handel, nebst der Volksmenge u. den Flächen Inhalt dieser Länder enthalt, entworfen und gezeichnet von J.E. Langen, Geom. et Geogr. It was published by J.E. Langen in 1787. Scale [ca. 1:2,140,000]. Covers the Central Europe region. Map in German. 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, roads, territorial and administrative boundaries, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also text. 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
1787
Held by
Harvard
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