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Nuremberg, Germany, 1740 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Geometrischer Grundris der des Heiligen Romischen Reiches Freyen Stadt Nurnberg, B.F.A.G. del et sculp Aug. Vnd. It was published by Matth. Seutter, Kayserl. Geogr. in [1740]. Scale [ca. 1:3,300]. Covers Nuremberg, Germany. Map in 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 pictorially, fortification, ground cover, and more. Includes text, illustrations, and indexes. 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
1740
Held by
Harvard
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