NYU Spatial Data Repository

Connecticut, 1780 (Raster Image)

Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Connecticut and parts adjacent. It was published in 1780 by Covens and Mortier and Covens Junior. Scale [ca. 1:375,000]. Covers also portions of New York (including Long Island), New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Connecticut State Plane Coordinate System (Feet) (FIPS 0600). 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, drainage, county and town boundaries and more. Relief is shown pictorially. 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.
Place(s):
Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island
Subject(s):
Maps, Human settlements, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, and Administrative and political divisions
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year(s):
1780
Held by:
Harvard
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