Author Topic: Ordnance Survey Story - BBC4  (Read 1235 times)

ianj37

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Ordnance Survey Story - BBC4
« on: September 01, 2015, 09:03:38 PM »
For anyone interested I've just noticed that BBC 4 is showing 'A Very British Map: The Ordnance Survey Story' next Wednesday 9 September 9pm - 10pm -

"The history of a quintessentially British institution, which was formed in 1791, originally for military reasons before becoming a valuable tool in peacetime for ramblers and adventurers. Timeshift examines how the OS is adjusting to the digital age, with the large folding maps now just a small part of its output.'

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Re: Ordnance Survey Story - BBC4
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2015, 06:39:23 AM »
You beat me to it, Ian!

I have a small part in the programme supposedly demonstrating how walkers use Ordnance Survey maps. I can easily be identified as the the only geriatric dwarf in the clip.

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