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1746 map of London now available as an incredibly detailed Google map

February 20, 2014

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The Centre for Metropolitan History and Museum of London Archaeology wanted a map that could help them visualise data from the 18th and 19th centuries.

They started by taking John Rocque’s 1746 map of London, putting the 24 parts together, then georeferencing it.

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1746 map of London now available as an incredibly detailed Google map

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