EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Beijing, China, 1920 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: [Pekin] = Peking. It was published by Japan Tourist Bureau in [1920]. Scale [ca. 1:25,000]. Covers Beijing, China. Map in English and Chinese. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM Zone 50N, meters, WGS 1984) 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, railroads, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, city walls, parks, places of interest, and more. Includes index and insets: Environs de Peking -- Legation Quarter and Japan Tourist Bureau. 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
1920
Held by
Harvard
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