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Daily Diversions: This is What London Looks Like in Minecraft

Britain’s Ordnance Survey has recreated the country’s capital in the game.  38 more words

Daily Diversions

Chain men, surveyors to revision to Ordnance Survey c 1898-1904, Sappers Royal Engineers.

Chain men, surveyors to revision to Ordnance Survey c 1898-1904, Sappers Royal Engineers.

Many young men were employed towards the end of the 19th century as ‘chain men’ or surveyors unqualified in the Ordnance Survey. 76 more words

Journey to the centre of Britain

The centre of Britain is an elusive place. Depending on your highly scientific and hugely mathematical method of calculation, the actual midpoint could be any one of a number locations. 616 more words

Lancashire

A correction

So as I mentioned in my 100th post, I love learning new things, and have learnt so much since working with the National Trust! I learnt another new thing the other day from a colleague, about some false information I had posted on my blog a little while ago. 151 more words

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Who Doesn't Want A Minecraft House?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29330265

So recently BBC have reported a story of a map of the UK done by the Ordnance survey (OS). The UK in great detail when created by minecraft blocks includes 83 billion blocks. 117 more words

My Media

A Blocky Britain: Minecraft OS Map 2

A few months back, Ordnance Survey introduced their own, mini-version, of the UK mapped entirely on Minecraft. Now the UK based mapping company has given its OS Minecraft world an update – adding homes, roads and 60 million more blocks. 223 more words

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