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Berlin, Germany, 1740 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Berlin :die Praechtigst. u: maechtigste Hauptstatt deß Churfürstenthums Brandenburg auch Residenz dess Königes in Preußen und florissanter Handels-Plaz, verfertigt und verlegt von Matth. Seutter, Ihro Röm. Kays. u: Königl. Cath. Majest. Geogr. in Augsp. It was published by Matth. Seutter in 1740. Scale [ca. 1:7,940]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Deutsches Hauptdreiecksnetz (DHDN) 3-degree Gauss-Kruger Zone 4 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, buildings, fortification, ground cover, and more. Includes indexes and view of Berlin. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Germany and Berlin
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Buildings, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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