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Hong Kong SAR

Hong Kong is covered by aerial photography held within the following collections:


  • DOS - vertical survey standard aerial photography flown by the RAF and commercial aerial survey contractors from 1948-1968
  • JARIC - aerial photography flown by the Royal Air Force, currently uncatalogued
  • DGC - vertical aerial photography flown by the Royal Navy from 1924 and 1934


As imagery is catalogued and digitised it is released on our website - view online imagery of Hong Kong.