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Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1776 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Novoi plan stolichnago goroda i krieposti Sanktpeterburga original'noi chertezh sego plana nakhoditsia v arkhivie glavnoi Politsii, Grid: Kh. M. Rot. = Nouveau plan de la ville et de la forteresse de St. Petersbourg, execute exactement d'apres l'original qui se trouve dans les Archives de la Police, par C. M. Roth. It was published by C.M. Roth in 1776. Scale [ca. 1:20,000]. Covers Saint Petersburg, Russia. Map in Russian, French, and German. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'Pulkovo 1995 Gauss Kruger Zone 6N' 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. Includes indexes. 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1776
Held by
Harvard
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