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Re: [S-R] Important high resolution Maps of A-H lands 1911

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  • Bill Tarkulich
    I ve seen sections of these maps, including Galicia before. The drawing style is identical. It seems that the clickable map draws it all together.
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 3, 2005
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      I've seen sections of these maps, including Galicia before. The drawing style is identical. It seems that the clickable map draws it all together.

      >
      > From: bbadzio@...
      > Date: 2005/03/03 Thu PM 03:11:23 EST
      > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [S-R] Important high resolution Maps of A-H lands 1911
      >
      >
      > Hello Bill,
      >
      > I remember first using these maps on-line a couple (I think) years ago.
      > (The area of interest to me, the Transcarpathia in Ukraine, was available
      > tthen. It seems that more (or maybe even all) quadrants are available now.
      > Is this the change that Karen is informing us of now?
      >
      > Thank you,
      >
      > Bohdana
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      > > An important set of maps is now available.
      > > Thanks to Karen for alerting us.
      > >
      > > ______________
      > > Bill Tarkulich
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: KarenHob@... [mailto:KarenHob@...]
      > > Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 11:58 AM
      > > To: AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN-MILITARY-L@...
      > > Subject: [A-H-MILITARY] Important high resolution Maps of A-H lands 1911
      > >
      > >
      > > THE LDS has films that are copies of military maps of the A-H lands in
      > > high
      > > resolution.
      > > There is now a similar set of maps in color on the Internet.
      > >
      > > They are 1:200,000 and show buildings and smallest places. One sheet
      > > took
      > > 3-5 minutes to load on a computer with DSL. Systems that are not
      > > hi-speed
      > >
      > > may take double that time or even longer.
      > >
      > > The maps are worth the wait.
      > >
      > > When you visit the website please note that the latitude and longitu8de
      > > are
      > > according to the FERRO system, not the English / Grenwich system.
      > >
      > > Each section of map prints up to about 15"wide by 23" long.
      > >
      > > They are easiest to print in MS PAINT which automatically uses as many
      > > sheets
      > > of paper
      > > as required -- from 12-15 -- for each sheet. They fit together as the
      > > full
      > > map.
      > >
      > > In other imaging programs like Adobe it is possible to select only a
      > > portion
      > >
      > > of the map
      > > and print only that.
      > >
      > > To print any of these sheets:
      > >
      > > Create a folder on your Hard disk to receive the map sections.
      > >
      > > Wait for a section to download completely (go have lunch!). Right click on
      > > the image on screen.
      > > Click save picture as
      > > Save image in the folder created.
      > > DO NOT change the name of the map. It saves automatically as a JPG with
      > > the
      > > latitude and longitude as its name.
      > >
      > > Close all programs so nothing is taking memory.
      > >
      > > Open MS Paint
      > > Open the map in MS Paint and WAIT a minute or two until it has fully
      > > loaded.
      > > Click on FILE Click on Page Setup and set margins at .25 L,R, Top and .5
      > > bottom Click on Print and WAIT until all 12-15 pages have printed before
      > > opening any
      > > other programs.
      > >
      > > Thes maps are all over 3 MB in size and there can be problems getting a
      > > printout if
      > > all available memory is not free or if the printer buffer is too small.
      > > That is why it is
      > > important to free up as much of the system as possible.
      > >
      > > http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/digkonyv/topo/3felmeres.htm
      > >
      > > A Monarchia III. katonai felmérése
      > > Közép-Európa általános földrajzi térképének (1:200 000) szelvénybeosztása
      > > Az áttekintõ térképen a szelvényekre kattintva letölthetõk az egyes
      > > térképlapok (egy szelvény mérete kb. 1.5-5.5 MB)
      > > Az eredeti szelvények 1910 körül készültek
      > > Jelenleg elérhetõ szelvények száma: 267 (935 MB)
      > >
      > >
      > > 3rd Military Mapping Survey of Austria-Hungary
      > > Index sheet of the general map of Central Europe (1:200 000)
      > > Clicking on an index map you can look at the sheets (3-3.5 MB each)
      > > The original sheets were published about 1910
      > > Actually 267 sheets are available (935 MB)
      >
      >
      >
      >
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    • Bill Tarkulich
      I ve seen sections of these maps, including Galicia before. The drawing style is identical. It seems that the clickable map draws it all together.
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 3, 2005
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        I've seen sections of these maps, including Galicia before. The drawing style is identical. It seems that the clickable map draws it all together.

        >
        > From: bbadzio@...
        > Date: 2005/03/03 Thu PM 03:11:23 EST
        > To: SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: [S-R] Important high resolution Maps of A-H lands 1911
        >
        >
        > Hello Bill,
        >
        > I remember first using these maps on-line a couple (I think) years ago.
        > (The area of interest to me, the Transcarpathia in Ukraine, was available
        > tthen. It seems that more (or maybe even all) quadrants are available now.
        > Is this the change that Karen is informing us of now?
        >
        > Thank you,
        >
        > Bohdana
        >
        >
        >
        > >
        > > An important set of maps is now available.
        > > Thanks to Karen for alerting us.
        > >
        > > ______________
        > > Bill Tarkulich
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > -----Original Message-----
        > > From: KarenHob@... [mailto:KarenHob@...]
        > > Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 11:58 AM
        > > To: AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN-MILITARY-L@...
        > > Subject: [A-H-MILITARY] Important high resolution Maps of A-H lands 1911
        > >
        > >
        > > THE LDS has films that are copies of military maps of the A-H lands in
        > > high
        > > resolution.
        > > There is now a similar set of maps in color on the Internet.
        > >
        > > They are 1:200,000 and show buildings and smallest places. One sheet
        > > took
        > > 3-5 minutes to load on a computer with DSL. Systems that are not
        > > hi-speed
        > >
        > > may take double that time or even longer.
        > >
        > > The maps are worth the wait.
        > >
        > > When you visit the website please note that the latitude and longitu8de
        > > are
        > > according to the FERRO system, not the English / Grenwich system.
        > >
        > > Each section of map prints up to about 15"wide by 23" long.
        > >
        > > They are easiest to print in MS PAINT which automatically uses as many
        > > sheets
        > > of paper
        > > as required -- from 12-15 -- for each sheet. They fit together as the
        > > full
        > > map.
        > >
        > > In other imaging programs like Adobe it is possible to select only a
        > > portion
        > >
        > > of the map
        > > and print only that.
        > >
        > > To print any of these sheets:
        > >
        > > Create a folder on your Hard disk to receive the map sections.
        > >
        > > Wait for a section to download completely (go have lunch!). Right click on
        > > the image on screen.
        > > Click save picture as
        > > Save image in the folder created.
        > > DO NOT change the name of the map. It saves automatically as a JPG with
        > > the
        > > latitude and longitude as its name.
        > >
        > > Close all programs so nothing is taking memory.
        > >
        > > Open MS Paint
        > > Open the map in MS Paint and WAIT a minute or two until it has fully
        > > loaded.
        > > Click on FILE Click on Page Setup and set margins at .25 L,R, Top and .5
        > > bottom Click on Print and WAIT until all 12-15 pages have printed before
        > > opening any
        > > other programs.
        > >
        > > Thes maps are all over 3 MB in size and there can be problems getting a
        > > printout if
        > > all available memory is not free or if the printer buffer is too small.
        > > That is why it is
        > > important to free up as much of the system as possible.
        > >
        > > http://lazarus.elte.hu/hun/digkonyv/topo/3felmeres.htm
        > >
        > > A Monarchia III. katonai felmérése
        > > Közép-Európa általános földrajzi térképének (1:200 000) szelvénybeosztása
        > > Az áttekintõ térképen a szelvényekre kattintva letölthetõk az egyes
        > > térképlapok (egy szelvény mérete kb. 1.5-5.5 MB)
        > > Az eredeti szelvények 1910 körül készültek
        > > Jelenleg elérhetõ szelvények száma: 267 (935 MB)
        > >
        > >
        > > 3rd Military Mapping Survey of Austria-Hungary
        > > Index sheet of the general map of Central Europe (1:200 000)
        > > Clicking on an index map you can look at the sheets (3-3.5 MB each)
        > > The original sheets were published about 1910
        > > Actually 267 sheets are available (935 MB)
        >
        >
        >
        >
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