Sunday 12 February 2023

Historic maps of the West End #dundeewestend

The National Library of Scotland has an an online tool to allow people to see how an area looks in a recent satellite photo compared to a map published in 1896 - later dates can also be chosen.

Using the blue slider button on the left hand side of the tool’s screen, you can look at the map, the photo or, best of all, a merged combination of both.

The following link at :

... will take you to the tool zoomed in on part of the West End but you can of course use it to look elsewhere in Scotland.