Tag Archives: Ordnance Survey

New National Parks Poster for the Classroom

The Ordnance Survey has recently produced a stunning poster to celebrate 70 years of Great Britain’s National Parks: The poster shows the varied landscapes of our 15 National Parks which are ordered by the year they were created, from the … 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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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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Digimap Resources Now Easy To Find

I hope by now all geographers reading this blog have taken advantage of the ‘Digimap’ service provided by the EDINA national data centre for UK academia. It is a tremendously versatile tool that is affordable for all geography departments and … Continue reading

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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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