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Gdańsk Region, Poland, 1730 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Prospect Grundris und Gegend der Polnischen vesten Reichs und Handels-Stadt Dantzig und ihrem Werder, edirt von Io. Bapt. Homann S.C.M.Geog. in Nürnberg. It was published by Io. Bapt. Homann in 1730. Scale [ca. 1:6,600]. Covers the Gdańsk region, Poland. Map in German. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'Pulkovo 1942 Adjust 1958 Poland Zone III' 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 villages and towns, roads, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Includes index, ill., and view: Prospect der Stadt Danzig. 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
Poland and Gdańsk
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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