Austrian Empire Stateborders 1848

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Name Austrian Empire Stateborders 1848
Description The data set is mostly based on 2 maps of Austria from 1835 (Woldan: Floder, Oesterreich, 1835) and 1856 (Woldan: Czoernig, Oesterreich, 1856) available through Sammlung Woldan. In order to improve geometry accuracy also other available vector data sets were used and adapted, viz.: data provided by the Mosaic Project, funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) (Project Number: P 21257, and the © OpenStreetMap collaborative project ( For the border of Kraków a map from the Silesian library in Katowice was used (Eduś - IBR Biblioteki Śląskiej w Katowicach, Jaworzno, 2015). Anna Piechl was responsible for reviewing the existing, provided data sets, for data consolidation and harmonization, and for data editing based on research by Peter Paul Marckhgott-Sanabria. Peter Paul Marckhgott-Sanabria was responsible for historical investigation and validation, in particular for reviewing the created data sets, for data harmonization and for research on administrative structures in the time period and on the dates of existence of the respective administrative units (time spans between formation and disintegration).
Quote Anna Piechl / Peter Paul Marckhgott-Sanabria, "Austrian Empire 1848", based on Woldan: Floder, Oesterreich, 1835; Woldan: Czoernig, Oesterreich, 1856; Census Mosaic: Europe Main, 1900; Eduś - IBR Biblioteki Śląskiej w Katowicach, Jaworzno, 2015 and © OpenStreetMap contributors; published by HistoGIS
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