NYU Spatial Data Repository

Belchertown, Massachusetts 15 Minute Digital Raster Graphic

Description:
This layer is a digital raster graphic of the historic 15-minute USGS topographic map of the Belchertown, Massachusetts quadrangle. The suvey (ground condition) dates are 1885 and 1887; the edition date is November, 1893. 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. The names of quadrangles which border this one appear on the map collar in their respective positions (N,S,E,W) in relation to this map.
Place(s):
Massachusetts, Amherst, Belchertown, Granby, Hardwick, Leverett, New Salem, Pelham, Petersham, Shutesbury, and Ware
Subject(s):
Imagery and Base Maps, Maps, Topographic, Geological Survey (U.S.), Land Use, Infrastructure, Human settlements, and Bodies of water
Format(s):
GeoTIFF
Year(s):
1885
Held by:
Harvard
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