EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Portland, Maine, ca. 1800 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan of Portland, drawn from actual survey by C. Barnes ; eng. by F. Buxton. It was published ca. 1800. Scale [ca. 1:6,200]. Covers a portion of the city of Portland and Portland Harbor, 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, wharves, selected public buildings, military structures, rope walks, cemeteries, drainage, and more. Depths shown by soundings. 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, Portland, and Portland Harbor
Maps, Human settlements, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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