Digital Commonwealth

Boston distance to the nearest supermarket

Boston distance to the nearest supermarket

Item Information

Title:
Boston distance to the nearest supermarket
Description:
Access to fresh, nutritious food is a major benefit of the gardens, particularly in neighborhoods where supermarkets are low in number. Distances to the nearest supermarket is plotted on this maps. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), this map allows viewers to visualize geographically referenced data. Massachusetts has fewer supermarkets per capita than almost any state in the country (ranking 48th).
Cartographer:
Boston Public Library. Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Name on Item:
map created by the Leventhal Map Center @ Boston Public Library ; supermarket data © OpenStreetMap contributors and Massachusetts Department of Revenue Property Type Classification Zones ; neighborhoods and open space date courtesy of BostonGIS ; land and hydrography data courtesy of Office of Geographic Information (MassGIS), Commonwealth of Massachusetts, MassIT
Date:
2016
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--Maps
Supermarkets--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 map : color
Permalink:
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Publisher:
[Boston] : Leventhal Map Center
Notes:
Exhibited: "From the Sea to the Mountains: The Trustees 125th Anniversary" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2016.
Language:
English
Identifier:
distance_supermarkets