Tag Archives: maps

Making Paper Globes in the Classroom

The mapscaping web site (see link below) has a range of globe templates available that can be downloaded and colour printed on A3 or A4 paper. These can then be folded by students to create a great little 3D globe. … Continue reading

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GPS Tracker Map Art

I have recently been exploring the unusual interface created by a combination of GPS technology and creating works of art. I have been fascinated by the work of Stephen Lund, a marketing consultant from Canada who spends his spare time … Continue reading

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3D Maps As Works Of Art

‘Overview Maps’ is an innovative company that produces unique multilayered cartographic art pieces based on locations around the world, both natural and man-made. Earlier this year, the company was awarded the prestigious overall award from the British Cartographic Society, as … Continue reading

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Christmas Geo Presents From The Ordnance Survey Shop (And Others)

I was browsing online for some geography-themed Christmas presents today, and came across some excellent ideas. How about some rolls of custom made wallpaper maps for a good friend? Check out this web link: https://www.custom-wallpaper-printing.co.uk/custom-wallpaper-maps.html   The Ordnance Survey blog … Continue reading

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Geographical Reading Material For Christmas

Looking for inspiration for Christmas presents? Jo Payne, geography teacher from Okehampton School – just down the road from me – has produced an excellent list of geographical reading titles for her senior students. There may be some present ideas … Continue reading

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OS Maps 3D Fly-Through Tool

  The OS Maps app now contains a new feature for Premium customers – a 3D fly-through tool. This is a wonderful addition, and really helpful in visualising a chosen walking route before you actually step outside. It produces an … Continue reading

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New 3D Resources in Google Earth

Google Earth is constantly updating its 3D imagery, and over the last year over 100 new cities have been added to the library – while already listed cities like London, New York and Amsterdam have been improved with sharper imagery. … Continue reading

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