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Thwarted Plans!

The last few weeks have been quite frustrating with regard to hiking. I was supposed to be out this weekend – but once again the weather has put the blinkers on things. 440 more words

Backpacking

When I was small ...

and Christmas trees were tall … one of the odd things we learned at primary school was the purpose of bench marks.  The school was split between two locations with only one canteen so, every lunch time, we were marched in pairs down to the lower school; a hungry chattering snake.   303 more words

Photography

Ordnance Survey Opens Up Data Mapping Treasure Chest

Ordnance Survey have released a mapping tool that gives free access to its vast wealth of data to anyone who wants to use it, including third-party commercial services. 99 more words

Techno Guido

Go Explore

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

Culture

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

News

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

Work

Aiming Off: The Triangulation Pillar

LAND NAVIGATIONAL TECHNIQUE: AIMING OFF

Introduction

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