TLF ID M013848
This resource is a series of satellite images of Beijing showing changes from 1977 to 2011 accompanied by a text explanation including a recent history of the development of Beijing. The text describes visible features such as the Inner City, the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace Museum), the Temple of Heaven, one of three city parks in the Outer City, and Kunming Hu Lake. Images and text together chart changes over time such as the new runway complex of the Capital Airport, opened in 2007, the Olympic complex that was built for the 2008 summer Olympic Games and the new city of Fangzhuang. The resource includes a link to references.