Georeferenced Salt Lake City Sanborn, 1889: sheet 004 (.kmz file)

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Links to Media Original Sanborn map image: http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/sanborn-jp2/id/652
Publication Type map
School or College University Libraries
Department J. Willard Marriott Library
Research Institute Digital Scholarship Lab
Creator Sorensen, Justin Bruce
Title Georeferenced Salt Lake City Sanborn, 1889: sheet 004 (.kmz file)
Date 2013
Description This .kmz file contains a georeferenced sheet overlay from the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Salt Lake City Sanborn, 1889. 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 Utah Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Georeferencing Project
Rights Management Creative Commons CC0 License http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights License Creative Commons CC0 - no rights reserved
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City Sanborn, Utah
Coverage Temporal 1889
Format Medium application/vnd.google-earth.kmz
Source http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/ref/collection/sanborn-jp2/id/652
Conversion Specifications Original scanned tiffs approximately 148mb per map were 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 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/s6d53wtm
Setname ir_uspace
Date Created 2014-01-02
Date Modified 2014-01-02
ID 710655
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6d53wtm