Living in a city in a country with arguably the most sophisticated postcode system in the world, it is easy to forget that few places on Earth actually have an address.  Now the What3Words app offers a unique permutation of three English words that define …

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One of the largest and most splendid of the multi-volume Dutch world atlases,  the Blaeu Atlas Major, is now freely available online thanks to the National Library of Scotland.   The Blaeu Atlas Major represents the state of geographic knowledge …

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A new version of OldMapsOnline was launched today with a new interface and new mobile application. OldMapsOnline is the world’s largest portal for freely available, high-resolution images of historic maps, bringing together many of the world’s largest online historic map collections …

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