EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Providence, Rhode Island 15 Minute Digital Raster Graphic

Description
This layer is a digital raster graphic of the historic 15-minute USGS topographic map of the Providence, Rhode Island quadrangle which includes areas in the state of Massachusetts. The survey dates (ground condition) of the original paper map are 1885 and 1887, the edition date is February, 1894 and this map has a reprint date of October, 1911. 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
1885
Held by
Harvard
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