View 41 maps identifying the peoples and powers that inhabited and controlled the land of Israel/Palestine during the last 5,000+ years. Most maps can be viewed from three different satellite vantage points determined by a 175, 350 and 700 mile radius extending from Jerusalem.
The Gaza Strip is the result of the 1949 armistice lines drawn between Egypt and Israel following the first Arab-Israeli War. The final status of the Gaza Strip is to be determined through Israeli / Palestinian negotiations.
Israel as a result of the 1949 armistice lines following the first Arab-Israeli War. In addition, the map shows the Golan Heights (occupied by Israel in 1967) and the UNDOF (United Nations Disengagement of Forces) Zone established in 1974.
The Sinai Peninsula following the Israeli withdrawal (1982), after which, the central government (Egypt) divided the peninsula into two governorates: Al Arish (to the north), and At Tur (to the South).
The West Bank as a result of the 1949 armistice lines drawn between Jordan and Israel at the end of the first Arab-Israeli War. The final status of the West Bank is to be determined by Israeli/Palestinian negotiations.