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The Fascination of Maps


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This page is intended to accompany the talk "The Fascination of Maps" given by Alan Simpson to the OFHS Computer Group meeting on April 7th 2014. It provides a set of links to all the web sites mentioned.

Google (Search for images, not maps) www.google.co.uk/
MAPCO David Hale's web site of old maps http://mapco.net/
Ordnance Survey Modern OS maps www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/
Old-Maps Old OS maps and other similar maps www.old-maps.co.uk/
Google Earth Versatile maps and satellite imagery http://earth.google.co.uk/
Bing Maps Maps and satellite imagery from Microsoft
(Free access to modern OS maps.)
http://www.bing.com/maps/
NLS Maps National Library of Scotland
(and not just for Scotland!)
http://maps.nls.uk
Archer Software Surname Atlas (15 on CD) www.archersoftware.co.uk/
Eumetsat Weather Satellite Images
(Near real-time)
oiswww.eumetsat.org/IPPS/html/MSG/IMAGERY/IR108/BW/WESTERNEUROPE/
Rain Today Real-time rain radar
www.raintoday.co.uk/
Flight Radar Track aircraft in real time
www.flightradar24.com/
Grab a Grid Reference Get the accurate OS Grid Reference for any place
www.bnhs.co.uk/focuson/grabagridref/html/index.htm
Wikimedia Commons More than 20 million royalty-free images
commons.wikimedia.org/
OFHS Oxfordshire Parish Maps Downloadable parish maps
www.ofhs.org.uk/web/ofhs.html
OFHS Parish Register Coverage Map Data on transcripts and the Search Service
searches.oxfordshirefhs.org.uk/pardata.html
OFHS Surname Migration Map How families moved between parishes
searches.oxfordshirefhs.org.uk/migration/

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