EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

New South Wales, Australia, 1853 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: New South Wales : compiled under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge from the m.s. maps in the Colonial Office, the surveys of the Austral.n Agricult.l Company and the routes of Allan Cunningham, etc. engraved by J. C. Walker. It was published by George Cox in Jany. 1st, 1853. Scale [ca. 1:1,800,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the World Miller Cylindrical 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 drainage, cities and other human settlements, administrative boundaries, roads, shoreline features, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes also notes and inset: "Sydney, from the New South Wales Almanack". 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
1853
Held by
Harvard
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