EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Massachusetts, 1841 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: New map of Massachusetts : compiled from the latest and best authorities and corrected by permission from the survey ordered by the legislation in 1830, carefully revised and additions made in 1841. 3rd ed. It was published by Nathl. Dearborn. Scale [ca. 1:422,400]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (in Feet) (Fipszone 2001). 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, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, railroads, drainage, selected residences, public buildings, and industry locations, county and town boundaries and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes table of distances and population and insets: Salem -- Worcester -- Boston -- Springfield -- Lowell. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of Massachusetts from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates (1755-1922), scales, and purposes. The digitized selection includes maps of: the state, Massachusetts counties, town surveys, coastal features, real property, parks, cemeteries, railroads, roads, public works projects, etc.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Place(s)
Massachusetts
Year
1841
Held by
Harvard
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