Category Archives: Fieldwork

New Interactive Relief Map Tool

I stumbled across an interesting map tool today, via the excellent Simon Kuestenmacher – who tweets regularly about all things maps as @simongerman600. It is a free interactive online tool that allows you to create a relief map view from … Continue reading

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New Interactive Iceland Resources

The travel company ‘Discover the World’ have just launched an excellent resource for geography teachers and students with an interest in Iceland. ‘Experience Iceland’ is an interactive GIS map featuring 40 videos of various locations across the country. It is … Continue reading

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‘What Three Words’ in the News

I came across an interesting article in my newspaper recently about ‘What 3 Words’, a location referencing system I first wrote about back in December, 2016 – https://devongeography.wordpress.com/?s=What3words ‘What 3 Words’ allows you to locate specific points on a map. … Continue reading

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High Street Branding for the Classroom

A recent report from the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has urged towns to brand themselves with a unique selling point in order to fight back against the growing trend for online shopping. The report warns of a future … Continue reading

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New Sea Wall For Dawlish Railway Line

At the start of this week, Network Rail submitted plans to Teignbridge District Council for improved sea wall defences at Dawlish. This is part of the South West Rail Resilience Programme, designed as a long term solution to storm damage … Continue reading

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Back To Iceland Again

For many people, October is a month of falling leaves and Halloween- but for me it also marks the start of a new season of visits to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor on behalf of Rayburn Tours. This year, … Continue reading

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Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

We are getting close now to this year’s Dark Skies Festival on Exmoor, which runs from Saturday 20th October to Sunday 4th November. There are 40 events taking place at different venues across Exmoor, ranging from stargazing talks to night … Continue reading

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