Historical maps of Taiwan overlaid on current ones
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Historical maps of Taiwan

Overlaying the Formosa City Plans maps, US Army Map Service maps from 1944-1945 on the current terrain.

Maps

  • Beigang / Hokko
  • Changhua / Shoka
  • Chiayi / Kagi
  • Danshui / Tansui
  • Donggang / Toko
  • Fengshan / Hozan
  • Gangshan / Okayama
  • Hsinchu / Shinchiku
  • Hualien / Karenko
  • Jiadong / Kato
  • Kaohsiung / Takao
  • Keelung / Kiirun
  • Lukang / Rokko
  • Luodong / Rato
  • Penghu / Mako
  • Pingtung / Heito
  • Su'ao / Suo
  • Taichung / Taichu
  • Taitung / Taito
  • Tainan / Tainan
  • Taipei / Taihoku-Matsuyama
  • Taoyuan / Toen
  • Xiluo / Seira
  • Yilan / Giran
  • Zhunan / Chikunan
  • Zuoying / Toshien

License

The maps included are from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, and Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin. They are under public domain according to the Library Web Material Usage Statement. I'm greatful for their release!

The overlay display code is released under the MIT License:

Copyright (c) 2015 Gergely Imreh imrehg@gmail.com

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.