Tag: Ordnance Survey

High Tech Map Making In 1953 Video

You could make the mistake of looking down your nose at the tools and techniques used in the Ordnance survey clip from 1953 shown below. However, before you turn cross-eye with all that snooty-we-have-better-technology attitude (I kid), I’d point out

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Fisherfield Mountains Re-measured by The Munro Society

The heights of three mountains in the remote Fisherfield Forest area were re-measured during July by members of The Munro Society. Two of the mountains were found to be less than the given map heights.   The re-measured heights as processed by

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Ordnance Survey and GeoVation Awards programme offers £21,000 for best geography ideas

GeoVation, an online initiative aiming to promote innovation with geography, has launched an awards programme with a prize fund of £21,000 available to develop the best entries. ?The initiative – supported by mapping agency Ordnance Survey – aims to help

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