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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1853 (Raster Image)
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- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library, Clarke, W. B., Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)., Cox, George, publisher., and Turrell, Edmund.
- Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Edinburgh, reduced under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge with the permission of Messrs. Laing and Forbes from their large plan; drawn by W.B. Clarke, Arch[t]; engraved by E. Turrell. It was published by the Society of the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge [by] George Cox in Jany. 1st, 1853. Scale [ca. 1:9,500]. Covers Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'British National Grid' coordinate system. 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, railroads, drainage, built-up areas and selected buildings, ground cover, parks, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also illustrations and inset: Edinburgh Castle.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.
- United Kingdom and Edinburgh
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