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Extension of the triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium

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Extension of the triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium

with the measurement of an arc of parallel in latitude 52|p0|s N. from Valentia in Ireland to Mount Kemmel in Belgium

by Ordnance Survey

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Sir Henry James.
ContributionsJames, Henry, Sir.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 62 p., 7 plates
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21156890M

Ordnance Survey records describe assaults on staff and official responses, although they do not usually discuss the cause of disturbances. Major Waters reported an assault by three men on a party consisting of three soldiers and seven civilian assistants as they returned to Ordnance Survey headquarters in Galway in May OS OpenData: lt;p|> | |||Ordnance Survey|||Welsh|: ||Arolwg Ordnans||||| Non-ministerial government departmen World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the.

For the agency of Ireland, see Ordnance Survey Ireland. For the agency of Northern Ireland, see Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland. For an. Ordnance Survey's achievements in triangulation were to use the latest instruments and greater manpower to measure more accurate angles and base line distances than before in order to position a network of triangulation stations over the whole country between and France and Belgium were connected, and further international.

During the First World War, Ordnance Survey was involved in preparing maps of France and Belgium for its own use, and many more maps were created during World War II, including: scale map of Antwerp, Belgium; scale map of Brussels, Belgium; scale map of South Africa; scale map of Italy. The British Geological Survey was founded in as the Ordnance Geological Survey under Henry De la Beche, and remained a branch of the Ordnance Survey until At the same time the uneven quality of the English and Scottish maps was being improved by engravers under Benjamin Baker. By the time Colby retired in , the production of six-inch maps of Ireland was complete.


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Henry James, Extension of the Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium (London: Ordnance Survey, ), describes the : Michael Kershaw. Domesday book. Extension of triangulation into France & Belgium Facsimile of the ancient map of Great Britain in the Bodleian Library, Oxford A.D.

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Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. James Howard Gore, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. U.S. Government Printing Office, - Geodesy - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book 4/5(1). Clarke continued his research and writing and in he published The Extension of the Triangulation into France and Belgium.

In he made his second determination of the size and shape of the Earth in this year. 9 The figures from this determination became a standard reference for U.S. geodesy, even after acceptance of other figures. (with) Extension of the triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium, James, Henry, Southampton Five books by Henry James, the Director General of the British Ordnance Survey from to Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain.

The agency's name indicates its original military purpose (see ordnance and surveying), which was to map Scotland in the wake of the Jacobite rising of There was also a more general and nationwide need in light of the potential threat of invasion during the Napoleonic 1 April Ordnance Survey has.

Ordnance Survey became a fully civilian and more commercial operation. Post-war, work began on creating a new national map with urban areas surveyed at ; rural at and mountain and moorland at The National Grid system was now used on all Ordnance Survey maps to identify the position of any feature.

establishing a triangulation system to maintain the computations within a desired degree of precision. For a given change in the angles, the sine of small angles change more rapidly than those of large angles. This suggests that smaller angles less than 30° should not be used in the computation of triangulation.

The extension to France and Belgium is reported in James (), providing data for the section of the 52°N arc between Valentia and Mount Kemmel in Belgium. The calculations were carried out by Clarke, who used the data to give a further improvement for the Figure of the Earth.

front end paper). The first use of the term ‘Ordnance Survey’ in manuscript was inbut it did not appear on an engraved map untilon the ‘Ordnance Survey of the Isle of Wight and part of Hampshire’. William Mudge was the effective head from the start and actual head of the Survey.

Discover maps for all of GB, discover local walking, running and cycling routes or create and share your own. Use it for free now. Extension of the triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium. This book is based upon a thesis of the University of Oxford in It examines the historical importance of.

Triangulation pillar - This consists of either a concrete or natural stone pillar, m high with a brass plate set into the top to accept a survey instrument. Surface mark - This is normally a dome-head brass bolt or rivet set into natural rock or a concrete block at ground level.

The former headquarters of Ordnance Survey in Maybush, Southampton, used from until During the First World War, Ordnance Survey was involved in preparing maps of France and Belgium for its own use, and many more maps were created during World War II, including.

scale map of Antwerp, Belgium scale map of Brussels, Belgium scale map of South Africa. The Irish Ordnance Survey, begun inis easily caricatured as a "tool of English imperialism", Hewitt says, but in fact it was an attempt by Irish-speaking Catholics to salvage Ireland's.

A supplement appeared in “Extension of the Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium, with the measurement of an arc of parallel in 52° N.

from Valentia in Ireland to Mount Kemmel in Belgium. A supplement appeared in Extension of the Triangulation of the Ordnance Survey into France and Belgium, with the measurement of an arc of parallel in 52° N. from Valentia in Ireland to Mount Kemmel in Belgium. Published by.

Col. Sir Henry James.The Ordnance Survey is a British government body which serves as the national mapping agency for Great Britain and for the Isle of Man, producing a wide variety of maps for government and private Northern Ireland, the same task is undertaken by the Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

The Ordnance Survey is an executive agency and non-ministerial government department.Ordnance Survey is an executive agency of the United Kingdom government. It is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, [2] and one of the world's largest producers of name reflects the original military purpose of the organisation (see ordnance and surveying) in mapping Britain during the Napoleonic Wars when there was a threat of invasion from France, and its logo includes the.