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Hamburg Region, Germany, 1896 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Entwurf des generalplanes fur die stadtweiterung, Blatt 1, [by] Andreas Meyer. It was published by Photolithographie v. Strumper Co. in 1896. Scale 1:20,000. Map in German. Covers Hamburg region, Germany. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the WGS84 UTM Zone 32N 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 exisiting and projected roads, railroads and railroad stations, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, and more. Relief is shown by contours. 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
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