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Navigating using Apps and GPS

I once did a math calculation in my head, a simple multiplication, I was faster with the answer than all the young people around me who were firing up their apps. 839 more words


Take Your Map and Stick It Where The Sun Don't Shine

My paper maps live in a dark cupboard. They don’t often see the light of day unless I’m planning a walk and even then a lot of my planning is done on Memory Map. 560 more words

Alphin Pike - Peak District

Ordnance Survey benchmark near Dove Stones

Alphin Pike Triangulation Pillar

The James Platt memorial near Ashway Gap, Dovestones, Peak District National Park

This is perverse I know, but believe me when I say there are people out there in the Dark Peak who will like nothing better. 462 more words

Peak District

On the Map

So, next month’s adventure is taking shape and I realised I was going to need to fill a hole in my local map collection. This is the kind of shopping I like to do: 247 more words

Off Topic

Cnoc and lochan in the Ceathramh Garb (Rough Quarter)

Last week was spent in the Eriboll area, near the edge of the Moine Thrust. Based out of the excellent independent hostel at Kyle of Tongue, my morning commute to Loch Hope would take me across the flat boggy area of A’Mhoine (The Moine) into the… 339 more words


PhD studentship in collaboration with the Ordnance Survey - identifying systematic biases in crowdsourced geographic information

Deadline 31st August 2017

UCL Department of Geography and the Ordnance Survey are inviting applications for a PhD studentship to explore the internal systematic biases in crowd-sourced geographic information datasets (also known as Volunteered Geographic Information – VGI). 870 more words

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