Georeferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 100 (.kmz file)

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Links to Media Original Sanborn map image:
Publication Type map
School or College University Libraries
Department J. Willard Marriott Library
Research Institute Digital Scholarship Lab
Creator Sorensen, Justin Bruce; Tubbs, Caitlyn Rose
Title Georeferenced Salt Lake City, 1950: sheet 100 (.kmz file)
Date 2013
Description This .kmz file contains a georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for 1950 Salt Lake City. The downloaded .kmz file is accessible for viewing in Google Earth and other GIS software systems. Multiple .kmz files can be loaded into a GIS software system in order to view a continuous set of sheet overlays.
Type Image
Publisher University of Utah
Subject data modeling; GIS; ArcGIS; Google Earth; historic GIS
Language eng
Relation is Part of Geoportal Project for 1935-1952 Salt Lake City
Rights Management Creative Commons CC0 License
Rights License Creative Commons CC0 - no rights reserved
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Utah
Coverage Temporal 1950
Format Medium application/
Conversion Specifications Original scanned tiffs approximately 148mb per map where converted to smaller web sized images (2-3mb) using Photoshop to allow for easy access while preserving image quality. Each map was georeferenced using ArcGIS 10, aligning each image to its appropriate geospatial location according to reference layers consisting of satellite imagery, street centerlines and Salt Lake City parcel data. These GIS files were then converted to KMZ files using Global Mapper software allowing the map to be viewable in Google Earth. While care has been taken to maintain georeferencing accuracy, some map features have changed over time, resulting in each map being georeferenced as closely to its appropriate location as possible.
ARK ark:/87278/s6gt661b
Setname ir_uspace
Date Created 2013-07-30
Date Modified 2014-03-20
ID 708906
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