Site containing excellent military maps of Vietnam:

 

South East Asian War - Area Of Operations (The Vietnam War)

http://www.nexus.net/~911gfx/sea-ao.html

 

Drilling down to the I Corps area:

http://www.nexus.net/~911gfx/ne4816.html

 

Map showing Camp Eagle location:

http://www.nexus.net/~911gfx/vietnam/maps/ne48-16/ne48_16h.html

 

For your convenience in reading any of the maps at the above links, the following reference information is provided:

 

Glossary for common terms
used on military maps of Vietnam

(note: diacritic marks have been omitted)

Map Symbols

 

A., An, Ap

Ban

Cam

Co

Cua

Dak

Dam

Dong

H., Hoi, Houay, Houei

Huong

Karum

Khe

Ko

Lang

Ngon

Nong truong

Nui

P., Phou, Pou

Pha

Phu

R., Rach, Rao

Se, Song, Suoi

Thon

Vinh

Vinh

Xa, Xom

Xe

Xuan

 

 

village

village

village

mountain

estuary

stream

lagoon

hill, mountain

stream

village

stream

stream

mountain

village

stream

agricultural center

hill, mountain

mountain

lagoon

village

stream

stream

village

gulf

village

village

stream

village

 

Field limits unknown,
with runway pattern

 

Field limits and runway,
pattern unknown

 

 

Seaplane base

 

 

Seaplane

(emergency)

 

Heliport

 

 

Obstruction

 

 

Group

obstruction

 

Radio facility

obstruction

 

Power
transmission line

 

Aerodrome (field limits
with runway pattern)

 

Aerodrome

(field limits, with
runway pattern
unknown)

 

 

Aid to locating

coordinates:

 

Basic 15
Quadrangle

 

 

 

 

 

 

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