EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Maine, 1802 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the district of Maine, Massachusetts : compiled from actual surveys made by order of the General Court and under the inspection of agents of their appointment by Osgood Carleton ; drawn by G. Graham ; engraved by J. Callender S. Hill. It was published in 1802 by B. J. Loring. Scale [ca. 1:390,000]. Covers Maine and portions of New Hampshire, the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick, Canada. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to Universal Transverse Mercator projection (UTM Zone 19N, meters, NAD 83). 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; selected mills, factories, meeting houses, and court houses; drainage; land grant, town, county, state, and national boundaries; distances of each town from Boston and the shire town, and more. Relief shown by hachures. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of New England 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, scales, and map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1802
Held by
Harvard
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