early years of the Ordnance Survey.

  • 164 Pages
  • 4.25 MB
  • English
A. M. Kelley , New York
Great Britain. Ordnance S
StatementA reprint with a new introd. by J. B. Harley and with an index added.
LC ClassificationsGA66.G7 A7 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 164 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5681504M
LC Control Number69012830

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Reprinted from the Royal Engineers journal." Reprint of the ed. Description: xxxv, pages, 16. The early years of the Ordnance Survey. [C F Close] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

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[Charles Close] Home. WorldCat Home Early years of the Ordnance Survey. book WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. This book is subtitled A biography of the Ordnance Survey, but says very little about what's happened since this is the first serious history of the Ordnance Survey, and I suspect the period covered is the most interesting period anyway.

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The Irish Ordnance Survey, begun inis easily caricatured as a "tool of English imperialism", Hewitt says, but in fact it was an attempt by Irish-speaking Catholics to salvage Ireland's. The British Geological Survey was founded in as the Ordnance Geological Survey under Henry De la Beche, and remained a branch of the Ordnance Survey until At the same time the uneven quality of the English and Scottish maps was being improved by engravers under Benjamin the time Colby retired inthe production of six-inch maps of Ireland was complete.

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It was also the context in Colby developed far greater ambitions for the Ordnance Survey of Britain’ (p. The Ordnance Survey of Ireland, conducted between andis the only survey of Ireland to have ever been conclusively finished.

Under the direction of Thomas Larcom, the Master-General of the Ordnance Survey and the Board of Ordnance, a complete Map of Ireland at the scale of six-inches to one-mile was published.

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The Letters' collection is commonly known as O'Donovan's Ordnance Survey Letters, after the historian, John O'Donovan (), who led the project of information collection, notation and compilation.

The collection provides a unique glimpse into everyday life in many parts of Ireland in the years leading up to the Great Famine. Ordnance Survey was set on course for the 20th Century.

The metric national grid reference system was launched, together with the scale series of maps. Yet a darker period loomed as the Second World War broke out. A third of Ordnance Survey’s civilian staff was called up and its printing presses were kept busy with war production.

Although the first Ordnance Survey map was published init was many years before it produced detailed maps of the whole country. For many places, the oldest large-scale Ordnance Survey map dates from the s, s or s. Many different editions of Ordnance Survey maps have been produced since then.

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MacGillycuddy's Reeks & Killarney National Park. Ordnance Survey Ireland. Ellis Martin (–) was an English commercial artist. For most of his working life he was employed by Britain's map making organisation the Ordnance Survey, for which he performed painting, drawing and calligraphy for their map and book covers, and for their was the first person to be employed by the Survey specifically as an illustrator.

Ordnance Survey produces maps for educational use, which are faithful reproductions of old Ordnance Survey maps dating from the early s to the early s (estimated).

These maps are widely seen in British schools and schools in former British colonies (including the Commonwealth), either as stand-alone geographic aids or sold as part of.The early years of the Ordnance Survey by C.

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