EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Siege of Hamburg, Germany, 1686 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the untitled, historic paper map: [Danish siege of Hamburg, 1686]. It was published in 1742. Scale [ca. 1:19,000]. Map in Dutch. This image is of sheet 1 of the 2 sheet source map, entitled: Belergering der stadt Hamburg. 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 roads, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, and more. Shows the Danish Siege of Hamburg, Germany, 1686 including fortification, batteries, lines of fire, location of ships, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. 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
1686
Held by
Harvard
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