Lanna-ww2

Supplemental information: Japan in Northwest Thailand during World War II

N18°46.63 E98°59.10 Wat Muen San (Th: วัด หี่มนสาร / Jp: ワツトムンサーン )
Supplemental page: Study of Aerial Imagery of Wat

Route 0108a
Station 000.5

 

Views of Wat Muen San compound, using 1944 and 2009 imagery.[1]


Yellow lines outline key current features on a 2009 image of the wat compound:

Outlines of current buildings at Wat Muen San (source)

 

Green lines outline key features present in 1944 and yellow lines outline key features in 2009, overlain on a 1944 image of the wat compound:

Both old & new outlines overlain on 1944 aerial

 

Green lines outline key features present in 1944 and yellow lines outline key features in 2009, overlain on a 2009 image of the wat compound:

Both outlines ovelain on 2009 Google Earth view of Wat Muen San

 

Notes

1.^ Images above are from:

Google Earth view dated 23 May 2003 and accessed 29 Jul 2012.

02486.jpg, taken 03 Apr 1944 by the RAF; source: Williams-Hunt Aerial Photos Collection; original from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London Digital Data from Center for Southeast Asia Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University; Digital Archive from Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (CRMA), Thailand.

Extraneous lines and circles link key features, common to both images, for alignment purposes. Annotations are by author.

A typical worksheet is shown at:
Typical Worksheet-Supplemental Page. Caution: this is a fairly large file and may be slow to download.

 

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2012 Aug 15
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