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DigiMap Now With Photos

The excellent Digimap For Schools service has now been updated to include photographs. Over 5 million photographs from across Britain are now available on Digimap courtesy of Geograph. This crowd-sourced project (http://www.geograph.org.uk) set out in 2005 to capture a photograph for … Continue reading

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3D Mapping With The Ordnance Survey

The Ordnance Survey has revealed its latest impressive development – a new 3D mapping software package that brings to life some of the UK’s most dramatic landscapes. The interactive tool offers aerial views of peaks, glens, lochs and lakes – … Continue reading

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Map Reading Week Is Coming!

The Ordnance Survey is holding a National Map Reading Week from 17th to 23rd October. During this time, free map reading workshops will be available and a variety of resources, from videos to handy guides, will be available on the web … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favourite Grid Square?

The Ordnance Survey has recently released information identifying the most popular grid squares for route planning on their maps, using 10 years of public routing data compiled in OS maps and its predecessors. It came as no surprise to me … Continue reading

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New OS Map Symbols Confirmed

Back in the early summer, BBC’s ‘One Show’ ran a competition to select some new symbols for Ordnance Survey maps. Six new symbols have since been selected to be included in the forthcoming reprint of the ‘Tour Map’ series  – … Continue reading

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