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Vienna, Austria, 1566 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan der befestigungen u. der hohenverhaltnisse der hauser wer stadt Wien im Jahre 1566 : mit zugrundelegung der plane von Bonifaz Wolmuet und Daniel Suttinger und mite benutzung gleichzeitiger handschriftlicher quellen, verfast von Albert Camesina Ritter von San Vittore ; Alb. R. v. Camesina fec. 1878. It was published by Gemeinderathe der Reichshaupt u. Residenzstadt in 1880. Scale [ca 1:1,800]. Map in German. Covers Vienna, Austria in 1566. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the MGI 3-Degree Gauss Kruger 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 with street address and colored to show building uses, landowner names, and more. Includes index. 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
1566
Held by
Harvard
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