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When I get a road map out, I usually interpret it as if we are proceeding straight along, the way I'm holding it. I get quite nervous thinking about holding a map in general, at least those that are to be used when a car is in motion. There is first
Ordnance Survey said the whole mapping process took around seven hours to complete. Each 20 x 20 pixel region of the map was analysed so the developers could select the correct colour, material and size of block These images show a birds-eye view of
Minecraft game adds Ordnance Survey GB terrain data Technology reporter, BBC News Minecraft players can now build on this geographically accurate map of Snowdonia Minecraft, the highly popular building and monsters video game, can now incorporate
It is transforming the way we interact with the world around us. Thanks to "big data", satellite navigation, GPS-enabled smartphones, social networking and 3D visualisation technology, maps are becoming almost unlimited in their functionality, and
The Englishmen who really did go up a hill but came down a mountain!...But three ramblers really did manage to change the face of official maps after proving the long-established height of a hilltop in the Pennines was more than two feet too short.
Copious information on start and end points, directions and what to see en route is provided in the National Trust's rather dry, trademark style...All that said, when I was browsing many features weren't working properly...In depth: www.nationaltrail.
This is the 500th anniversary of the birth of the world's most celebrated mapmaker, Gerard Mercator, who created the world's first atlas...In the 1990s I spent thousands of hours writing a biography of the great man. There were moments, hunched over
16 April 2012 These incredible pictures show how the Olympic site has been transformed from barren wasteland to multimillion pound sporting metropolis in ten years. Ordnance Survey photographed the area in Stratford, East London, in 2001 and
The Europe-wide policy announced this week would take this even further. Ms Kroes proposed widening a 2003 European directive on the re-use of public sector information to make it a "general rule" that all documents produced by public bodies can be
Civil servants dined at 'tacky' restaurant paid for by taxpayer Diners spent 150 each at Hooters Last updated at 12:29 AM on 4th November 2011 Ordnance Survey officials have dined at taxpayers' expense at a controversial American restaurant chain