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2 items tagged “ordinancesurvey”


Ordnance Survey OpenSpace Demo (via) Niall Kennedy threw a demo up on his site—the map seems to load a lot faster than Google Maps and the level of detail once you zoom down to street level is really impressive.

# 9th June 2008, 10:59 am / maps, niallkennedy, openspace, ordinancesurvey

OS OpenSpace from Ordnance Survey (via) Ordinance Survey now provide a free JavaScript mapping API for “non-commercial purposes” by “private individuals”. The maps look incredibly detailed, although I can’t find any live API demos on the site (the documentation is illustrated with screenshots).

# 9th June 2008, 8:30 am / geo, javascript, maps, openspace, ordinancesurvey