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Processing OS Mastermap topography dataset

OS MasterMap Topography Layer is the most detailed and accurate view of Great Britain’s landscape – from roads to fields, to buildings and trees, fences, paths and more. 890 more words

GIS

The Change

 The Change

‘I think there’s a Change coming,’ said Grandpa

‘What do you mean?’ I asked

‘It happened before Jimmy, when I was around your age. 1,515 more words

Richard Kefford

Slam

Late notice, apologies. I’m talking about the project again, this time it’s at a Research Slam in Edinburgh, (tomorrow night).

It’s free, so if you’re in the vicinity – and free – please come along: … 7 more words

Through the mill

The Coventry Standard 9 Aug 1867 carried notice of the sale by auction of Brandon Silk Throwing Mills on that very day.

The property comprised the mills, residence, meadow and water power on the River Avon. 280 more words

Family History

Trig Pillars

Happy Birthday!

I didn’t realise our trig pillars turned 80 years old this year. Their construction began in 1936 as part of a comprehensive remapping exercise across the UK. 150 more words

Hiking

7 ways to FREE fun!

#GetOutside with your family for FREE or just the car parking fee!

We all know how important being active and outdoors is, it’s in the media often enough! 1,348 more words

Fun

Matching visual hierarchy to information hierarchy

If you want your map to be successful in portraying it’s story or message then it’s important to start with user requirements.

It’s important to fully understand the users requirements in terms of information hierarchy and match the visual hierarchy accordingly – that is to say that they will notice the MOST important information first and the LEAST, last. 380 more words

Cartography