The Gaoping River Remediation Map

Tags: documents | Japanese colonial period | maps


Date: 1927
Illustration: The Gaoping River Remediation Map
Scale: 1/100,000
Original archiving department: Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Description: This map exhibits the Japanese colonial government’s remediation project of the Gaoping river. The embankment construction project altered the original river route which reduced the frequency of flooding, creating a significant impact on the utilization of lands in the Pingtung area in modern times and on the distribution of villages.
Text and images are provided by The Map and Remote Sensing Imagery Digital Archive Project, Academia Sinica