About this blog

This is the place to learn about who we are, what we do and life at Britain’s national mapping authority. We’re here to discuss everything geography, GI and mapping. As we blog on a range of topics, you can use the categories menu on the right hand side, or the blog sections at the top of each page to find topics that interest you.

We’d love to hear what you think so feel free to add comments below the posts. If you want more information about Ordnance Survey and how to get in touch go to our website.

Our policy

We encourage open, lively debate but the decision to publish comments received via this site remains at Ordnance Survey’s discretion. The views expressed by any third parties on our comment boards are solely theirs and are not necessarily endorsed by Ordnance Survey.

Comments that violate any of the following rules will not be published.

Personal identification

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Your comment should be within the scope of the topic under discussion. Comments should be civil and tasteful, and must not be malicious or designed to offend. Swear-words and profanity will not be accepted.

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