[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Austrian Volhynia maps
daveobee at shaw.ca
Wed Jun 9 10:32:11 PDT 2004
I don't normally do anything that might me taken as a plug for a business
that I own, but in this case I will. The maps series G|nther mentions is
It is also available in North America. Go to:
The 1:75,000 series covers the western part of Volhynia -- Rowno is
included, for example, but Nowograd-Volynsk and the Zhitomir area are not.
They are quite comprehensive.
The 1:200,000 series from the same publisher covers all of Volhynia, and is
available (for the time being) in color.
I have had these maps at the past four SGGEE conferences. The Family History
Library in Salt Lake has a complete set of these maps; I know because I
provided them to the library in 2001.
All of these maps date from before the Second World War. The initial
surveying was done in the late 1800s, with updates -- primarily for
transportation systems -- done after that.
Hope this helps.
> Hi Jerry Frank & list members,
> does somebody know the Austrian maps at
> http://home.pages.at/ahnenforschung-ofner/Graphiken/landkarte_3.jpg ?
> The scheme looks amazing since it covers a greater part of Volhynia. The
> scale is 1:75.000. Guenter Ofner offers copies of the maps but they can
> also be obtained from the Austrian "Bundesamt f|r Eich- und
> Vermessungswesen" in Vienna.
> of Hilden, Germany
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