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Madrid, Spain, 1879 (Image 1 of 2) (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plano parcelario de Madrid, por el Instituto Geográfico y Estadístico bajo la direccion del Exmo. Sr. Marsical de Campo D. Cárlos Ibañez é Ibañez de Ibero, director general; los trabajos se han ejecutado por el Cuerpo de Topógrafos ; F. Noriega grabó el plano y E. Hernandez la letra. It was published by Instituto Geográfico y Estadístico in 1879. Scale 1:5,000. Map in Spanish. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the three sheet source map, representing the northern portion of the map. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the European Datum 1950, UTM Zone 30N 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, railroads and stations, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, parks, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by contours and spot heights. 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
Spain and Madrid
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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