EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Northampton, Massachusetts 15 Minute Digital Raster Graphic

Description
This layer is a digital raster graphic of the historic 15-minute USGS topographic map of the Northampton, Massachusetts quadrangle. The survey date (ground condition) of the original paper map is 1884-1885, the edition date is July, 1895 and this map has a reprint date of April 1909. 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.
Year
2004
Held by
Harvard
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