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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.

Description
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.

Scope
Themes:
fisheries, Geography
Keywords:
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

Contributors
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata creator

Project
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