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Types of OS Maps for Leisure

For over two hundred years, Ordnance Survey (OS) has been mapping the world, making it easier for us to find our way around without worrying about getting lost. With this lengthy experience, it is not surprising that so many people … Continue reading

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Ordnance Survey Map Symbols

Originating in 1791 from the Board of Ordnance – the defence ministry of the day, Ordnance Survey is best known today for its paper maps. Ordnance Survey produce around 650 different recreational and leisure maps, including maps for walking maps … Continue reading

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Ordnance Survey Maps

There are several different types of OS Maps produced by Ordnance Survey suited to specific uses. The most commonly known are the OS Explorer Maps and the OS Landranger Maps. The OS Explorer Map uses a 4cm to 1km (2½ … Continue reading

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