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Ordnance Survey's Minecraft map renders 224,000 sq km of Great Britain

Ordnance Survey's Minecraft map renders 224,000 sq km of Great Britain

By 25 September 2013

There's a new world map for Minecraft that features more tha 224,000sq km (86,000sq miles) of Great Britain, and it only took two weeks to construct. Map-maker Ordnance Survey - led by intern Joseph Braybrook and the company's Innovation Labs team -... >>

Ordnance Survey finally gives up the goods

Ordnance Survey finally gives up the goods

By 1 April 2010

The UK mapping agency, the Ordnance Survey, has finally agreed to free up the vast majority of its data for public access. The OS OpenData service has launched after months of pressure from the Free Our Data campaign, started by the Guardian newspaper,... >>

Ordnance Survey maps to be issued free

Ordnance Survey maps to be issued free

By 18 November 2009

The government has said that it will "explore ways" of making the Ordnance Survey's maps of the UK freely available on the web from April 2010. Gordon Brown announced the change at an event also attended by web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee who is now the... >>


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