War Diaries Talk

disappeared villages

  • erik.schaubroeckscarlet.be by erik.schaubroeckscarlet.be

    In the previous pages I tagged Fontes as Norrent-Fontes in the Google Map-box because this place seemed the most likely. The other "Fontes" that appeared in the box was far away in the south of France. Using this sketch I found that Fontes was about 800m away from Norrent-Fontes. And also on a trench map one can see taht Fontes and Norrent-Fontes were two seperated villages, which are now fused together to one village Norrent-Fontes. What is the right choice in the Google-Map box: the "new village" Norrent-Fontes or None of these/not sure?


  • cyngast by cyngast moderator

    I would use Norrent-Fontes. This way an actual place is tagged and if it is not quite the same as the village was in 1915, 800 meters is not very far apart. I think it is a more useful option than "None of these/not sure."

    Nice map someone drew.