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22th February - mapster update
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We would like to introduce, with some delay, new maps:
- from cartographic collections in New Zealand, 42 sheets of W.I.G. 1:100,000 tactical map, 600 dpi. They are black-and-white reproductions of original maps evacuated from Poland to the West in September 1939. Reproductions were issued in 1942 by the Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny based, by that time, in Edinburg.
This edition is nearly identical to the original, pre-WW2 edition, although different reproduction technology was used, and some older sheets, originally from 1920s, were given WIG grid lines. It is worth paying attention to the original publication dated at the centre of the bottom margin as, in some cases, reproductions are based on later editions than the maps available in our main index sheet.
- courtesy of biblioteki Wells Library Map Collections, Indiana University, some 750 sheets of a 1:50,000 Soviet map (600 dpi) have been added. The sheets partly coincide with the earlier scans obtained from the German University of Greifswald, but quite a large number of sheets complement the coverage.
- courtesy of The Library of Congress, with help from our partners at easteurotopo.org, we have received a new batch of 3-verst maps, of which a majority are Russian and Soviet originals, and the rest are German reproductions from WW1.
- several new town plans from the Library of Congress, mainly covering European part of Russia, including some post-WW2, town plans of Moscow, Leningrad, Odessa, possibly produced by the CIA, and one, interesting war-time, German plan of a Ukrainian city of Stalino, currently well-known under a different name of Donetsk.

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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
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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