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Vermont, 1857 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: An improved map of Vermont : compiled from the latest authorities. It was published in 1857 by Lewis Robinson. Scale [ca. 1:450,000]. Covers also adjacent parts of New York and New Hampshire. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Vermont State Plane Coordinate System (Meters) (FIPS 4400). 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, railroads, drainage, county and town boundaries and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes table of distances from Montpelier and population by county and town in left margin. 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
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