Surveys

ESJF 2019/20 surveys in five European countries

Bilozirka Jewish Cemetery

Drone survey:

Country:
Ukraine
Region:
Ternopyl
District:
Lanivtsi
Settlement:
Bilozirka
Site Address:
Proceed to the eastern end of Lisova Street. Walk for two kilometres along the dirt road. The cemetery is located in the woods on the right of the road.
GPS coordinates:
49.77039, 26.22419
Perimeter length:
595 metres
Is the cemetery demolished:
Yes
Type and height of existing fence:
No fence
General Site Condition:
Demolished Jewish cemetery that has not been built over. There are ditches on the north-western and south-eastern sides of the cemetery site.
Number of existing gravestones:
No tombstones preserved
Urgency of erecting a fence:
Low
Land Ownership:
Property of local community/municipality
Drone surveys:
Yes

Information on the cemetery’s establishment is not available, but it was marked on maps from the 1880s and 1930s. Presumably, the cemetery was operating till WWII and was demolished after the last gravestones were stolen in the 2000s.

3D model allows us to get topographical information from the site with high accuracy later we use this model to produce a proposed design with fence that could be constructed for the site preservation.
You can get a link to download 3D model by request if you email us.