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THE HARBOR DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS (MIDDLESIDE) TUNNEL MAP 

This is a DIGITALLY DRAWN original map package based upon the 1921 "As Designed" Blueprints, and a 2009 survey of the tunnel by members of the  Society.

The details of the Tunnel have been professionally rendered  by our Mapmaster, Martyn Keen, against the background of his 1932  1 inch / 200 foot Map.     

This version is available for free distribution, provided any link to it is must be via a link to this PX Page.

 

 

MAPMASTER SAYS:

So what can you do with a digital map? Firstly, as Adobe Acrobat files, they can be used 'on screen' on desktop and laptop computers. You can zoom in to see detail and zoom out to navigate. Set an area of interest to the on screen extent you want and you can print that area on a colour printer.

Secondly, some of the products can be easily printed, particularly the 8 sheet map sets of the 1921 and 1935 maps. These are handy to use while researching documents, following chapters in historical books and for exploring on Corregidor itself. The 8 sheet map sets are inexpensive to print and bind with wire or plastic combs. Both A4 and A3 sheet sizes can be used with A3 producing the best results.

The 1921, 1932 and 1935 full sheet maps can be printed on a plotter. The 1921 and 1935 maps are designed to print on A0 size paper at a scale of 1:6,000.

The 1932 map is specially prepared so that it will print on a plotter that uses a 36 inch wide roll of paper. The resultant plot is 2157mm wide and 892.76mm high (84.92in x 35.43in). The 1921 and 1935 maps will soon be available to take advantage of printing on 36 inch wide paper rolls also. The new edition will be able to be printed at a scale of 1:6,000.

At commercial printers and drawing offices in Australia, AO sheet printing is approximately $15.00AD per sheet. A0 laminating is about $12.00AD (AD is Australian Dollars) per sheet.

Therefore, if you want quality wall maps of Corregidor for 1921 and 1935, the digital maps can be printed and laminated at a reasonable price.

For the ultimate wall map of Corregidor, the 1932 digital map is "THE CORREGIDOR MAP". It was a better drawn product than the later 1936 map. Check who has a plotter that uses 36 inch rolls of paper and see who has a laminating machine, using the same width rolls of film, before starting.

Laminated and bound prints of the 1921 and 1935 8 sheet map sets are great to carry when exploring Corregidor, they don't get grubby, torn and the ink won't run in the tropics.

and you have the confidence that you have supported your Society!
 

 

 

 

         

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 * A viewable print would be 900mm high by 2157mm long (i.e. 2 metres long). The height would be the height of an A0 sheet, but the length would be 2157mm off a roll of paper. 2157mm is a metre longer than A0.