UK and the world, including directions
at 4x zoom displays 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey Map. Can use postcode, street,
place or Grid References to locate a position.
Get a map
Wheres the path,
variety of map and aerial views or two views linked at once.
UK Grid Reference
also shows a maps and aerial views from many starting points including a grid
maps, driving instructions, hotels and restaurants
routes, download map of all, interactive mapping etc
grab one before you travel back in time, many are online
British Library map collections
population, government regions, special statistical and other special
interactive map service bringing environmental information from across
government, a lot of overlay on large scale but slow.
Open Street Map
World Map where you can view, edit and use geographical data anywhere on Earth.
place you are interested in is covered on
then click on the latitude and longitude coordinates on the right of the page,
just below the place title, to see the GeoHack page with very many direct mapping
and Local Information
is a page looking at how to convert the Ordnance Survey grid references into
other coordinates, and use them to access the same locations in other mapping
and aerial photography sites like Google Maps. You can also convert it to a
postcode. You may also find this useful if you want to use a Satnav to get you
near to the location using the postcode or exactly there using the latitude and
longitude. This page also has links to gazetteers, and some other information
that may make finding places easier. It also explains a little about the
mapping system and maps available.
Looks at how you can go about finding a particular location from a photograph or
for some other reason, using some of the sources listed above.