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NSW Department of Lands have a web site similar to Google’s Maps that show topographic features of large areas of NSW. The sites logo is shown above and the site is called Spatial Information eXchange, (SIX). Users can quickly access areas of interest by using the “quick links”. Simply click on the appropriate link, enter the searches details, and then the SIX Viewer will open and automatically zoom into your area of interest. A special feature is that you can view large areas of Sydney and parts of Penrith as they looked in 1943. The overlay allows you to switch between 2006 to 1943.
The Web Site is ….. www.six.nsw.gov.au.
web site requires that you use Windows Explorer and the SIX viewer
needs a plug-in. Once on the web site click on
The following are quick instructions on using the SIX Viewer.
(Sample only, will open in colour by default).
Left click the Hand
8. Move to the map screen
9.Clicking the magnifier glass and
11. Switch between 1943 and [Sydney Aerial Photos High Resolution] box to see the changes.
12. Ensure that the [Best Available] box is unchecked .
Moving the Display Images slider down and clicking...
[Sydney region road
displays a standard road
is a selection option. Left clicking this option and moving to the
map area you can select an area by dragging a selection box that
zooms to that selection. Works in all modes,
Sydney Suburb] and
[Sydney region road directory].
In the [1943 Sydney Suburb] option the display is limited to a narrow corridor west of Blacktown.