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Report on the ordnance survey of the United Kingdom for 1855-6.

Report on the ordnance survey of the United Kingdom for 1855-6.

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  In , Ordnance Survey digitised the last of about , maps, making the United Kingdom the first country in the world to complete a programme of large-scale electronic mapping. [ citation needed ] In Ordnance Survey was designated a Trading Fund, required to cover its costs by charging for its products and remit a proportion of its Account of the methods and processes adopted for the production of the maps of the Ordnance survey of the United Kingdom; The beast in the jungle and other stories: Domesday book. made by Russian and English officers in the years from to on the scale of , and reduced to the scale of , or 4 English miles to 1 inch:

Book Binding:Paperback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:GOOD. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there - we just had to let you know!   The name derives from the Old English gerd, gyrd etc. which was used for branches, staves, and measuring rods. It is first attested in the late-7th century laws of Ine of Wessex, where the "yard of land" mentioned is the yardland, an old English unit of tax assessment equal to 1 ⁄ 4 hide. Around the same time, the Lindisfarne Gospels account of the messengers from John the Baptist in the

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. The Ordnance Survey was actua;;y set up in , but the author begins with the aftermath of :// Finally, in , a cadastral survey of the whole of the United Kingdom, only excepting uncultivated districts, was resolved upon, on a scale of 1: , still larger scales (1: or 1:


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