A historical map of Newport accessed from Knowol, georeferenced using OpenStreetMap and USGS data.
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Newport-RI-1777-sm-1080x1080.jpg
Newport-RI-1777-sm-overlay.png
Newport-RI-1777-sm.jpg
Newport-RI-1777-sm.jpg.points
Newport-RI-1777-sm_spline.tif
Newport-RI-1777-sm_spline.tif.aux.xml
README.md

README.md

Newport 1777

This map was published by William Faden in 1777, digitized and enhanced by and downloaded from Knowol.Newport-RI-1777-sm-1080x1080

Georeferenced Map

The map is still in progress!

Newport-RI-1777-sm-overlay

Newport-RI-1777-sm_spline.tif is a geotiff file georeferenced using QGIS 3.0, referenced to OpenStreetMap data and USGS Topographic Maps from RIGIS. The reference points are in the Newport-RI-1777-sm.jpg.points file. The image was transformed using the QGIS 3.0 Thin Plate Spline transformation with cubic resampling. Transformation statistics are reported in Newport-RI-1777-sm_spline.tif.aux.xml. The file is in the NAD 1983 Rhode Island State Plane CRS (EPSG:102730).

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.