EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

New Bedford, Massachusetts 15 Minute Digital Raster Graphic

Description
This layer is a digital raster graphic of the historic 15-minute USGS topographic map of the New Bedford, Massachusetts quadrangle. The survey date (ground condition) of the original paper map is 1885. 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, New Bedford, Acushnet, Freetown, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Mattapoiset, Rochester, West Island, Marion, and Wareham
Subject(s)
imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, Maps, Topographic, Geological Survey (U.S.), Land Use, Infrastructure, Human settlements, Bodies of water, and Landforms
Year
1885-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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