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Kyoto, Japan, 1852 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Kaei kaisei shinsen Kyo ezu, Morikawa Yasuyuki gazu genko ; Haga Shunsui hozu kosei. It was published by Koto Shorin Takehara Yoshibe hanmoto in Kaei 5-nen [1852]. Scale [ca. 1:17,000]. Covers Kyoto, Japan. Map in Japanese. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Tokyo Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 53N 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, fortifications, ground cover, and more. Relief shown pictorially. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Japan, Kyōto-shi, and Kyoto
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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