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Stockholm, Sweden, 1720 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Accurater Grundriß und Prospect der Kön. Schwed. Reichs. u. Haupstadt Stockholm : mit aller herumliegenden Gegend und annehmlicher Situation von innen u. aussen, edirt von Ioh. Baptist Homann der Röm. Kays. Maj. Geographo. in Nür[nbu]rg. It was published by Ioh. Baptist Homann in [1720]. Scale [ca. 1:11,876]. Covers Stockholm, Sweden. Map in German. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Rikets Koordinatsystem 1990 (ESRI: 'RT90 25 gonV' ) 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, selected buildings, fortification, parks, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown pictorially. 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
Sweden and Stockholm
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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