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Bluesky Tree Map of Britain Used to Create First High Res Maps of Allergenic Pollen-Producing Plants

A map of over 280 million trees nationwide has been used to create the first high resolution maps of allergenic plants and trees of Great Britain. Detailing the location of


Explore Great Britain with OS’s Ultimate Adventure Planning Tool

Fresh from being named the UK Outdoor Industry’s Digital Product of the Year, OS Maps has become even better with the inclusion of an immersive 3D view of Great Britain in


Is Britain on the move?

Australia has recently announced a 1.8m shift in its mapping coordinates, to compensate for the country’s 7.5cm shift north each year.  Inevitably the question is why, and could the same


London Mapped in Original OS Style

21 June 2016 – Today Ordnance Survey (OS) is mining data used daily at all levels of national and local government, by the emergency services and large and small businesses. That data


Digimap for Schools Launches 1950s Maps of Great Britain

Digimap for Schools now has a second historic map layer added to its popular online service, giving teachers and pupils direct access to Ordnance Survey mapping from three centuries. Covering the


Ordnance Survey Maps Undergo Their Greatest Innovation For Over 200 Years

Over the next 12 months Ordnance Survey is to replace all 607 of its current paper map titles (OS Explorer, OS Landranger and OS Tour series) with a new design and


Ordnance Survey Reaches Open Data Milestone

The number of times Ordnance Survey Open Data has been downloaded since its April 2010 launch has now exceeded the one million mark. Ordnance Survey also believe that millions of people come

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Snaps on the Map – New Ordnance Survey Photo Competition

Ordnance Survey has launched a brand new photography competition for 2015 and is looking for the very best photographs of Great Britain to feature on the covers of its iconic paper maps.