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Well-loved British mapping agency Ordnance Survey has recently revealed their new brand identity, titled ‘We are Ordnance Survey’, seemingly aiming to attract a younger audience and reflect its digital capabilities. 239 more words


Gas Street Basin stoppage (continued)

Midnight last night (19/20 Feb), it was clear that the pump was not coping with the leakage in through the emergency stop gates.  I was told that the plan was to stanch off  the section from Worcester Bar almost to Salvage Turn. 217 more words


Ordnance Survey - MapZone 2015

Today our latest project for Ordnance Survey went live. After months of hard work, it is great to have it online and available for all to see. 215 more words


Aiming Off: The Triangulation Pillar



The diagram accompanying this text is based on an overhead projector (OHP) acetate I produced over twenty years ago. On the acetate I used permanent OHP colour pens to help differentiate the various routes, signs and symbols. 1,262 more words

#Janathon 2015 Day 30 - Running Deliveries

After a busy day at work it’s always nice to get home to a parcel.  It’s even more exciting when the parcel is running related.  This week I’ve had double the excitement with two deliveries! 548 more words


Three maps to explore Dartmoor with

When we were out on Saturday with the National Trust Wild Tribe 10 Tors teams I found the remains of this Ordnance Survey map buried deep within a hedge near Fernworthy. 199 more words


Map of Hild's journeys?

From: Jean

I heard you speak at Elliott Bay. Bought Hild and have been gone “back to Yorkshire” while reading it. I am the family historian for my extended Penrose family.

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