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Siege of Prague, Czech Republic, 1742 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan des environs de Prague : et des camps des deux armées dedié a Mgr. Le Prince de Soubise, par son trés humble et trés obeissant serviteur le Rouge. It was published by Le Rouge in 1742. Scale [1:20,000]. Covers Prague, Czech Republic. Map in French and Czech. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'European Datum 1950 UTM Zone 33N' 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, ground cover, and more. Shows troop disposition, lines of defense, and other features of military interest related to the Siege of Prague, 1742 during the War of the Austrian Succession. Relief shown by hachures 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Czech Republic and Prague
Maps, Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748, Sieges, Fortification, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and intelligenceMilitary
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