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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby Penners » Thu Aug 24, 2017 08:13 am

This is a great site for looking up historical maps around the world.

http://www.oldmapsonline.org/
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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby Grace Speaker » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:36 am

Penners wrote:This is a great site for looking up historical maps around the world.

http://www.oldmapsonline.org/
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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby James McClean » Fri Sep 01, 2017 09:43 am

Penners wrote:This is a great site for looking up historical maps around the world.

http://www.oldmapsonline.org/


Thanks for the link! All the scans are superb.
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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby Grace Speaker » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:43 am

Love this :D

A map that shows travel times from London in 1881 . . . bear this in mind next time you're in a queue at Heathrow and the plane is delayed for a few minutes . . . :wink:

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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby chrisboote » Wed Dec 27, 2017 07:38 am

Scariest thing is that postal times are practically unchanged in 135 years
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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby Grace Speaker » Sun Feb 25, 2018 09:59 pm

Any one fancy a map of their local area in the style of Lord Of The Rings?

https://www.middleearthsmaps.com/

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Re: Anyone like old maps?

Postby Grace Speaker » Wed Sep 05, 2018 02:56 pm

Feegled from the QI Twitter elves:

A map of the Internet in May 1973. Each point represents a government lab, university or private company that was connected.

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