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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
Great Britain 's national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey in January of this year. Following successful pre-production trials, the new system achieved a successful 'Go Live' in July and is now in full production mode. Ordnance Survey manages the
Vince Cable takes charge of Ordnance Survey Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA A quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team "The Prime Minister announced today that Ministerial responsibility for Ordnance Survey,
Nowadays Ordnance Survey maps are lovingly protected in plastic folders and hung around the necks of right-to-roamers. But as this scholarly cartographical history points out, the seeds of the OS map are largely military in origin. Following the 1745
The Digimap for Schools scheme has had a rapid take-up across the UK since it was launched less than two months ago, project bosses said...The Digimap project offers schoolchildren online access to all scales of OS maps covering the whole country.