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Creating digital maps from paper maps – Georeferencing

This blog post summarises how we are transforming paper maps of from the Bomb Census into interactive digital maps through a process known as geo-referencing. We start with scanned paper map which is stored as a digital image that is … Continue reading

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British Library Georeferencer

Georeferencing historical maps is a time consuming process as historical maps are matched to a contemporary map with spatial coordinates by clicking on a point in the image that matches a point on the map. The more points you locate … Continue reading

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