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Every great outdoor adventure starts with an OS map.

Wherever you live in Britain, you won’t be far from hills, mountains, valleys, rivers, or a dramatic coastline; and the good news for us is that, much of our country’s green and pleasant land remains free to visit and fairly easy to access and it’s just waiting for you to explore. 411 more words

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Slides - Scottish QGIS User Group Meeting

An introduction from Ross McDonald to the inaugral QGIS user group meeting in Scotland.

Neil Benny from thinkWhere getting passionate about QGIS and open source spatial software. 68 more words


Michelin 163

0. The source
Michelin map 163 Allemagne Est dated 1945 sourced in Glos-la-Ferriere Eure France 2010.

1. The idea of two maps found simultaneously on one sheet, and not related geographically. 1,759 more words


Misleading maps attempt 0: Replication

My first attempt at solving the misleading TFL maps problem is to replicate the maps, centred on Salisbury. The contour lines are based on arbitrary Google Maps routes. 36 more words

Geospatial Problems

Which is the best UK outdoor map?

Walking mountains and coastlines has been a passion of mine for over 20 years. So has mapping, which I’ve done professionally in some form or other for about the same period. 3,026 more words

The Death of the Paper Map

There has been a lot of talk about the death of the paper map on twitter in the last couple of days. Luminaries like Ed Parsons have been making comments such as the one below. 203 more words

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OS AddressBase and ogr2ogr

So here’s something a bit odd. I’ve been processing OS AddressBase data from gml files into a PostGIS / PostgreSQL database using the ogr2ogr executable that comes packaged along with Quantum GIS. 279 more words

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