EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Muskeget, Massachusetts 15 Minute Digital Raster Graphic

Description
This layer is a digital raster graphic of the historic 15-minute USGS topographic map of the Muskeget, Massachusetts quadrangle. The survey date (ground condition) of the original paper map is 1887, the edition date is May, 1899 and this map has a reprint date of 1943. A digital raster graphic (DRG) is a scanned image of a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) standard series topographic map, including all map collar information. The image inside the map neatline is geo-referenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator projection. The horizontal positional accuracy and datum of the DRG matches the accuracy and datum of the source map.
Place(s)
Massachusetts, Nantucket Island, Edgartown, Muskeget Island, Tuckernuck Island, and Nantucket Sound
Subject(s)
imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, Maps, Topographic, Geological Survey (U.S.), Land Use, Infrastructure, Human settlements, Bodies of water, and Landforms
Year
1887-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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