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Moosehead Lake Region, Maine, 1879 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Moosehead Lake and northern Maine : embracing the headwaters of the Penobscot, Kennebec and St. John rivers, specially adapted to the uses of sportsmen and lumbermen. It was compiled and published by Lucius L. Hubbard. in 1879 for the author's: Summer vacations at Moosehead Lake and vicinity. Scale [ca. 1:310,000]. Covers the Moosehead Lake region of northern Maine. 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, winter roads, railroads, farms, taverns, carries, drainage, and land grant, town, county, state, and national boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 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.
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