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Aerial Photographs

Lands Department undertakes aerial photography in the territory of Hong Kong periodically at different altitudes producing various types of aerial photographs including colour, false colour infrared and oblique aerial photographs. Copies of these aerial photographs in the form of duplicate and enlargement are obtainable on order. The recommended enlargement ratio of most aerial photographs is up to 8 times depending on the quality of the images.

Lands Department maintains a Map and Aerial Photograph Library for inspection of aerial photographs by the public in the headquarters at 23/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, Hong Kong. Digital images of aerial photographs are also available for viewing at Hong Kong Map Service 2.0.

Lands Department keeps aerial photographs taken from 1924 to the present. Members of the public are welcome to visit the Library or Map Sales Outlets to search and/or place order for the aerial photographs they want. Please click here to access Download Area for free download of aerial photographs.

Colour - Vertical (Full Frame)

DAP-L0 Colour - Vertical (Full Frame)

Photo size: 10 x 10 inch

Black and White - Vertical (Full Frame)

DAP-L0 Black and White - Vertical (Full Frame)

Photo size: 10 x 10 inch


Colour - Vertical (Full Frame)

DAP-L0_RGB Colour - Vertical (Full Frame)

Photo size: 12 x 8.5 inch

False Colour Infrared - Vertical (Full Frame)

DAP-L0_CIR False Colour Infrared - Vertical (Full Frame)

Photo size: 12 x 8.5 inch


Colour - Oblique (Full Frame)

DAP-L0_RGB Colour - Oblique (Full Frame)

Photo size: 12 x 8.5 inch

False Colour Infrared - Oblique (Full Frame)

DAP-L0_CIR False Colour Infrared - Oblique (Full Frame)

Photo size: 12 x 8.5 inch