The Map Viewer window includes the following features

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The list of background and overlays will appear when the Map Selection Button is pressed. The list can be cleared by pressing the button again

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When the map information button is pressed, a new window will show the map information. When the kml button is pressed, a file selection window will allow the user to select a kml,gpx, json oe geojson file The file is read and only displayed locally. To clear the track, just referesh the webpage.

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About Me

I am an engineer and have worked on many of the major infrastructure projects in Hong Kong and the wider region. Over the years, I have collected copies of old maps and started this web site in 2016 to share the historic maps of Hong Kong and Southern China. I have collected the maps from many sources and try to provide a reference where available. With nearly 100 maps, the managment of the website was becoming complex, thus during 2021 I re-built the website to make it easier to maintain and provide additional functions, including:
- additional background map options
- hiden map menu
- upload kml and gpx files
- location indicator
- map informatio
- scale bar
- longitude and latitude display



If you have any comments, suggestions or ideas on how to improve the site, please contact: