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Erfurt, Germany, 1745 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Erfordiae primariae Thuringiae urbis novissima ichnographia, cura studio prodiit C.A. Molitoris = Erfurth, der Haupt Stadt in Thüringen neuester mit Fleiss verfertigter Grundriss, ans Licht gestellt von Homaennischen Erben. It was published by Homannianis Heredibus in 1745. Scale [ca. 1:6,500]. Covers Erfurt, Germany. Map in Latin and German. 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, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortifications, ground cover, and more. Includes indexes and panorama of the city, below the map. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Germany and Erfurt
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