EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Bar Harbor, Maine, 1896 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Bar Harbor, Maine, compiled by Edward B. Mears for Waldron Bates, Edward L. Rand and Herbert Jaques ; topography by Edgar I. Lord. It was published in 1896 by Geo. W. Stadly and Co. Scale [ca. 1:6,000]. 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. Partial cadastral map showing property boundaries, buildings, names of property owners, roads, drainage, and radial distances from waterfront. Relief shown by contours. Includes references to points of interest and hotels. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Maine, Bar Harbor, and Mount Desert Island
Maps, Human settlements, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, Landowners, Real property, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and planningCadastre
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