[Talk-GB] More OS o-o-c sheets released

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Thu Jan 7 16:34:57 GMT 2010


This is fantastic. With your West country uploads I can now obsessively 
map the individual historic buildings of my city.

Any recommendations on what to use in the source tag? 1st Ed 1:25 maybe?

Dave F.

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) wrote:
> Great to see some fine mapping from Scotland available.
> And to also follow up with a status on the 1:25,000 two and a half inches to
> the mile out of copyright mapping. Currently I have scanned and uploaded 181
> of the 2027 sheets in the series. Yesterday I uploaded most of what I
> currently have available for the southwest:
> http://ooc.openstreetmap.org/?zoom=8&lat=50.88225&lon=-3.61335&layers=00B0
> I have approximately 120 still to scan, rectify, tile and upload as well as
> a further 60 ish that will be out of copyright in a years time. More come in
> each week. The majority of those I can upload now are in Wales. There are
> also some in the north (Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Lakes) and in the
> southeast to the west and south of London.
> I've had some grateful donations of maps, as well as a few who have loaned
> their own collections for scanning. This is great and we could do with more,
> so if you have any of these blue cover maps lurking and can live without
> them for a few days or indefinitely then drop me a line.
> More on this series and how to use them at:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Provisional/First_Edition
> Cheers
> Andy 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: talk-gb-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:talk-gb-
>> bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Steve Chilton
>> Sent: 02 January 2010 4:57 PM
>> To: talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
>> Subject: [Talk-GB] More OS o-o-c sheets released
>> I am pleased to say that another batch of OS 7th Series sheets that are now
>> out of copyright have been scanned and released.
>> There are now a total of 36 sheets available, which is over a third of the
>> coverage of Scotland.
>> Thanks to the anonymous person who funded the hi-res bureau scanning, and
>> to the folks who rectified the sheets - Philip Stubbs, Andy Robinson, Tim
>> Sheerman-Chase and Ollie O'Brien - and to Tim for tiling/uploading the
>> results.
>> Details are at:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/7th_Series
>> and
>> http://steve8.dev.openstreetmap.org/os7.htm
>> They are available as layers for detail extraction in both Potlatch and
>> JOSM (details in first link above).
>> I am off to map the abundant water features on the Isle of Lewis.
>> http://timsc.dev.openstreetmap.org/openlayers/os7/?zoom=12&lat=58.1131&lon=
>> -6.81305&layers=B00
>> Happy mapping!
>> Cheers
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