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New Landscapes, New Eyes

I could be wrong. There might be scientists out there who are sent into transports of delight simply by looking at the periodic table. And why not? 1,252 more words

Reflective Writing

DigiMap Now With Photos

The excellent Digimap For Schools service has now been updated to include photographs.

Over 5 million photographs from across Britain are now available on Digimap courtesy of Geograph. 193 more words


Ordnance Survey Map Markings

This week seems to have been all about Ordnance Survey and surveyors markings. The OS maps tell secrets if you know how to read them. 478 more words

Peak District

Ordnance Survey surveyor marks

Looking west from the benchmark

Ordnance Survey spot height



Lots of discussion on social media this weekend about Ordnance Survey marks on the gritstone of the Dark Peak in the Peak District. 231 more words


3D Mapping With The Ordnance Survey

The Ordnance Survey has revealed its latest impressive development – a new 3D mapping software package that brings to life some of the UK’s most dramatic landscapes. 214 more words


Easter Competition - Peak District

One Book or One Wapentac Map’n’Lite to be won over the Easter Holiday. Competition closes Sunday midnight. Email your answers to paulbesley@gmail.com

(If you do not want your email to be used for future competitions and offers please state so in the email.) 108 more words

Peak District

Ordnance survey #epic

Now i am a big fan of old school maps, they are a thing of beauty. My navigation skills are pretty limited, but I have a very good visual eye so in some sort of strange super hero fashion I can visualise the contour lines and picture how the land may lay. 77 more words