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Fort Saint George Madras, India, 1747 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A plan of Fort St. George and the city of Madras. It was published by London Magazine in 1747. Scale [1:21,771]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Kalianpur 1975 India Zone IV projected 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, parks, and more. Includes index. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1747
Held by
Harvard
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