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10th September 2014 - Mapster update

From our US friends from the easteurotopo.org project, and courtesy of the Library of Congress, we have received approx. 140 sheets of the Russian (and Soviet) 3-verst maps (1:126 000), approx. 250 sheets of the German, WW1 variant, and and a few sheets of this map type published in 1920 and 1921 by WIG, at that time under the name of Instytut Wojskowo-Geograficzny (Military-Geographic Institute).All variants (Russian / Soviet, German, Polish and Austro-Hungarian), are available through the map index sheet, and through the Mapster place-name search engine.

We have also added about 55 sheets of the post-WW2, 1:50,000 map by the US Army Map Service. Maps are dated 1950s - 1980s and the new sheets cover Western Poland. One sheet from the East Prussia / Ostpreussen (currently Kaliningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation), several sheets from Czechoslovakia, and two sheets from Hungary (really, that's all we have at the moment!). Unfortunately most of the scans suffers from imperfect scanner callibration. The issue can be seen when the scan is at its 100% magnification, along one of the margins. Files with such errors are marked appropriately, i.e. "...err.jpg". If at all possible, at some point we will try to re-scan these sheets or obtain the scans from other sources.

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08/02/2023 00:50
Glad to see you back, Marek!

08/25/2022 15:09
Hey, Marek! Trying to access maps at your page "Other Central European Maps, via both Chrome and Opera browsers, I get the dialog box "File not found (404 error) If you think what you'r

01/22/2022 22:50
Hello: I do Polish Genealogy. I need a topo map of Poland with major cities which I’ve never been able to find on the WEB. It should show post partition Poland with an out line of pre-partition Pola

03/21/2020 14:55
What's up, Marek? What are you working on? Hope all is OK.

01/26/2019 14:42
Hi: Are there any other maps showing parishes such as: Andrzej Tomczak Siec parafialna Wojewoddztwa pomorskiego Okregu bytowskiego I leborskiego W drugiej polowie xvi wieku Skala 1:300. Thanks

12/04/2017 15:22
peut-on obtenir la carte détaillée de la frontière Est suite au traité de Brest-litovsk ? merci d'avance

09/10/2017 04:54
Can I get some guidance on the projection that WIG cartographers used on the 1 to 100,000 maps?

04/02/2017 23:15

03/17/2017 11:34
@JMisiewicz I tried to send an e-mail, but got an auto-response: "The e-mail address you entered couldn't be found" If you want to get in touch, please use e-mail (see left)

03/16/2017 18:10
I think we need to drill into this... Please check for my e-mail in your inbox! Smile