Ordnance Survey


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Ordnance Survey

n
(Physical Geography) the official map-making body of the British or Irish government
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Noun1.Ordnance Survey - the official cartography agency of the British government
administrative body, administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Nearby beauty spots Black Fell and Cross Fell are already well-charted walking routes on Ordnance Survey maps, but a deviation to Thack Moor would provide an interesting detour for Pennine enthusiasts.
The results will be sent to Ordnance Survey which will then take the decision to change maps.
As part of a three-year trial, Ordnance Survey shone 700 million individual laser beams from vans and aircraft onto every square metre of the town, combining the captured information with 2D maps and aerial photos to create the 3D map.
Peter Mathews, president of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, said: "For the Black Country, which is where the Industrial Revolution started, to be officially recognised by Ordnance Survey is a great plus for Black Country and West Midlands business.
Since 2002, the Ordnance Survey has given away millions of maps to 11-year-olds.
Something we have been advocating for some time is that the Black Country ought to be recognised on Ordnance Survey maps.
What dismays me about the RCAHM-proposed 10 new battle sites for consideration by Ordnance Survey is the omission of the Battle of Mynydd Hyddgen 1401.
The Ordnance Survey Outdoors Show: Great brands, the latest gear, inspiring outdoors celebrities and miles of inspiration.
Mr Anderson went with her to meet Ordnance Survey bosses.
The Ordnance Survey has said that Nomad uses a combination of ESRI software.
The trio of surveyors, accompanied by a television crew and Mark Greaves from Ordnance Survey, climbed the summit in late evening and spent the night at the cafe.
Internet founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee said: "I'm delighted that the Ordnance Survey is releasing this data for free re-use.

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