- Ordnance Survey maintains the definitive geographic framework of Great Britain and is responsible for the surveying, production, maintenance and marketing of a wide range of geographic information (mapping), relied on by government, local authorities, business and individuals.
- Up to 10,000 changes are made to the master map database every day. Changes in the urban and rural landscapes are captured by a team of 230 field surveyors and two light aircrafts fitted with high-powered digital cameras.
- The 1:25 000 scale mapping most commonly known as OS Explorer Maps and the 1:50 000 scale mapping known as OS Landranger Maps, are available to purchase from our online shop at www.ordnancesurveyleisure.co.uk
- OS MapFinder offers the best quality mapping you can get for iPhone and iPad (IOS) devices (660dpi/designed for retina display).
- 10 km bite size pieces of map specific to the users exact requirements for £2.49 (per 1:25 000 scale tile) or £0.69 (per 1:50 000 scale tile).
- Visit: www.osmapfinder.co.uk for further information.
- Ordnance Survey is currently developing an Android version of the app.
- Ordnance Survey and search and rescue organisations recommend that users of digital devices should always carry a traditional paper map as backup.
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