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Magdeburg, Germany, ca. 1740 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Magdeburgum, ducatus cognominis metropolis ad Albium : sub ditione regis Borussiae, bene munitum ac florens emporium, in quo Tribunal Provinciale, consistorium et camera constituta = Magdeburg, die Haupt Statt eines Herzogthums gleiches Nahmens an der Elb, dem König in Preussen zustaendig, eine wohl fortificierte und florisante Handel Statt in welcher die Magdeburgische Landes Regierung, Consistorium und Camer angelegt, verfetigt von Matthaeus Seutter, Ihro Röm. Kaijserl. Maj. geographo. It was published by M. Seutter ca. 1740. Scale [ca. 1:5,000]. Covers Magdeburg, 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. Relief shown pictorially. Includes also index and panorama view of Magdeburg. 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
1740
Held by
Harvard
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