Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Aerial map overlays show Sitges coastal changes 1945-2016

Sitges Coast 2016 2016
Sitges Coast 1945-6 1945-6

Source: FotoplÓnols de ciutats catalanes (1945-1966), Institut CartogrÓfic i Geol˛gic de Catalunya


These overlays show the evolution of the Sitges coastline since 1945.

This tool is based on photogrammetric flights carried out by the Air Force of the United States, 1945 and 1956 (copyright US ARMY Map Service, provided by the Ministry of Defense (CECAF / CEGET) in collaboration with the Spanish Air Force) and the current image made by the ICC and Geological Survey of Catalonia (now reusable under licence CC-BY).



Sitges Coastline Changes 1945-1956

Sitges Coastline Changes 1956-2016

Eye of Time: Sitges Coastline