Newly-discovered maps from 1887 tell Kolkata’s municipal story

Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

Almost a hundred years before satellite-based mapping made information available to people at their fingertips, a municipal survey done in Kolkata by British surveyors documented not only streets, houses, landmarks and water bodies but also trees, telegraph and telephone posts, urinals

Found at http://ift.tt/2yjtp1L

Written by Gary

Husband, Father, geotechnologist, map geek, coffee addict, Sci-fi fan, UNIX and Mac user.