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Historical maps of the coastal zone [Historische kaarten van de kustzone]

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

In HisGISKust, historical maps from the 16th, 17th and 18th century with specific information about the Belgian coast and/or the Scheldt are digitally disclosed. The maps are georeferenced in order to visualise and compare them in a standardised way. Derived products and metadata of the maps are made available to end users in open access. Furthermore, time-lapse movies with the evolution of the coastal zone and information about toponyms and cartographers are made available.

fisheries, Geography
Marine, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Gis maps, Land use, ANE, North Sea

Geographical coverage
ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1570 on [In Progress]
Not relevant

Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator

HisGISKust: Historical maps of the coastal zone, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: GIS maps
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2016-10-27
Information last updated: 2016-11-07
All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy