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Maps and Cartography

Georeference Goad map from the British Library.

British Library Crowdsources 2,700 Maps for Georeferencing

Launched back in February of 2012, the British Library started a pilot project to engage the public in help the library to georerefence a portion of its extensive digital maps collection. The British Library recently announced the successful completion of its efforts to have more than 2,700 maps georeferenced for […]

Maps and Cartography

Georeferencing Map Project at the British LibraryGeoreferencing Map Project at the British Library.

British Library Launches Crowdsourcing Map Georeferencing Program

The British Library has launched a pilot project to engage the public’s help in geoferencing historical maps.  A  sample of 725 maps of England and Wales from the 18th and 19th century (from the Ordnance Survey Drawings, 1780-1840) along with with large-scale street plans of London from  1560 to 1860 (from the the Crace […]