NYU Spatial Data Repository

New York, 1833 (Raster Image)

Description:
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the state of New York, Saml. Maverick, sc. It was published by Andrus Judd in 1833. Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 18N NAD83 projection. 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, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, drainage, canals, cities and towns, counties, and more. Includes inset elevation profiles: Profile of the Champlain Canal from Lake Champlain tot he Hudson River -- Profile of levels of the Grand Canal. Also includes ill. and table of distances. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Place(s):
New York, Erie Canal, and Champlain Canal
Subject(s):
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, and Bodies of water
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year(s):
1833
Held by:
Harvard
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