NYU Spatial Data Repository

Athens, Greece, 1870 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Athènes et ses environs, exécuté par Emmanuel Kalergis, Élève de St. Cyr et de L'École Impériale d'État-Major de France; gravé chez Erhard. It was published by Imp. Lemercier in [1870]. Scale [ca. 1:10,000]. Covers the Athens, Greece region. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Greek Geodetic Reference System (also called the Greek Grid). 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, built-up areas, selected buildings, historic sites and points of interest, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes profile below neat line. Map text in French and Greek. 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.
Greece, Athens, and Athína
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), and Transportation
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