Institution Name: Cambridge University Collection of Aerial Photography (CUCAP)

Institute Description: to follow

Country: UK

Approximate Collection Size (up to): almost 500,000 images of obliques and verticals in black and white, colour and infra-red

Collection Scope: The Online Catalogue provides a searchable database containing records of the vertical and oblique photographs acquired since 1945. Although most of the collection covers the UK there are also several thousand images taken over Ireland (1951-73), NW France (1961, 1973/4), Denmark (1966-70) and The Netherlands (1970-73). Enquiries regarding these images need to be made direct to the librarian as they are not yet available through the online catalogue.

Geographic and Time Coverage: to follow

Media Format: to follow

Accessibility: The collections can be accessed via an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the online enquiry form at

Address: CUCAP Library, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EN



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