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About the Project
1. Introduction

There are many websites on the Internet with scanned old topo maps, but resources related to Poland are limited. Polish Military Geographical Institute (1919-1939) developed and printed topographic maps which, in the 1930s were rated among the best in the world. Nowadays these maps are a fountain of information about pre-WW2 Poland and, at the same time, can be still used in the field to locate villages which have long disappeared from the ground and can not be found on modern maps. For these reasons we believe these maps should be made widely accessible and what better way than through the Internet? Although a daunting task we are positive we will manage to collect and present scanned images of all WIG maps and other geographic materials the Institute published.


2. Our aims
  • to collect and make publicly available scanned maps published by WIG
  • to publish all other materials by WIG

3. Terms and conditions
  • this site and materials presented are available free of charge exclusively for non-commercial use. Owners of materials published retain the right to the final decision on any other (i.e. commercial) application; we promise to pass on requests on commercial use.
  • we appreciate any help offered, such as scans, offer to lend maps and other materials, access to large-format scanner, etc
  • the authors and all persons contributing to the development of this site do it in entirely for free and in their own time
  • the authors of this website will make every effort to ensure that the materials published do not violate copyright laws and information given is provided to the best of our knowledge
  • the authors can not be held responsible for any consequences coming from improper or misinformed use of the resources published as well as for the accuracy of information presented on the maps

4. Recommended technical specifications for map scans
  • a scan should be complete, i.e. include ALL original information, both within the map and in the map legend, such as: scale, legend, sheet number and title, etc
  • 256 colours (8 bits per pixel)
  • 400 DPI resolution
  • PNG (file format)

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04/02/2017 23:15
osowiec

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

03/09/2017 16:41
Hello Marek. I am referring to the Ossada settlements created by Marshal Pilsudski in the Kresy after the 1920 Polish-Soviet war. I am hoping that there exists a map showing the location of these Ossa

03/02/2017 17:27
"Ossadas" is a very generic name (settlements), likewise "Kresy" which stretch from current Lithuania down to Ukraine. Anything more specific?

02/25/2017 11:49
Dzień dobry Marek. Czy Archive mają żadnych mapy przedstawiając
e lokalizację Ossadas w staropolskim Kressy (sprzed wojny)? Dziękuję, Julian.

01/17/2015 05:29
Спасибо! (я ответил по электронн
ой почте). m.z.

01/16/2015 18:50
Подарок для поляков: https://yadi.sk/d/
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ty.com/viewtopic.p
hp?t=1271989&sid=0c
3ce039aebd4f8f3e60
6866cbaea819

01/16/2015 18:37
I want to locate the Cadastral maps of the Austria Hungary administration of the area south and east of Kracow. Any sources?

01/09/2015 21:08
Hi, I want to donate to mapywig 3 scanned WWII German maps from the Osteuropa 300K series (actually 3 Zusammenfassungen with 4 maps each). Is there a contact e-mail address?