ERIC Number: EJ239441
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
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The Use of Sanborn Maps in Reconstructing "Geographies of the Past": Boston's Waterfront from 1867 to 1972.
Sauder, Robert A.
Journal of Geography, v79 n6 p204-13 Nov 1980
Explains the value of Sanborn maps in urban land use studies, particularly because of their detailed portrayal of street patterns lot lines, and the placement, size, shape, and use of buildings. Shows how a Sanborn map can reconstruct a "geography of the past" of Boston's waterfront. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts (Boston)