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Vienna, Austria, 1770 (Image 1 of 4) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Grund Riss der Kaÿ. Köningl. residenz stadt Wien unter glorwürdigster Regierung beÿder maÿten. Josephs des IIten. Röm. Kaÿsers un Mariä Theresiä Röm. Kaÿserin und Apost. Königin auf allerhöchsten Befehl, unter der Direction dero hof Mathematici Joseph Nagel aufgenommen von den N.Ö. Reg.Ingenieur Franz Gruss und Joseph Neüssner ; J.E. Mansfeld Sculp. It was published in 1770. Scale [ca. 1:1,300]. Covers Vienna, Austria. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images, representing the southeast portion of the four sheet source map. Map in German. 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, fortification and more. 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
Austria and Vienna
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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