Maps

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‘I never saw my guitar again’: readers on belongings they lost in a breakup
Long after two people have gone their separate ways, some partings still rankle. Readers reflect on the beloved items they left behind

Guardian readers

30, Jul, 2021 @2:43 PM

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New words for those stuck in a viral spiral | Brief letters
Brief letters: Handwashing | Old OS maps | Tory sausages | Sci-fi prequel | Covid neologisms

Letters

16, Jul, 2021 @4:18 PM

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OpenStreetMap looks to relocate to EU due to Brexit limitations
Open-source UK tech company cites copyright issues, rising costs and prospect of more influence in EU

Alex Hern

30, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Stone slab found in France thought to be Europe’s oldest 3D map
Archaeologists believe 4,000-year-old engravings on Saint-Bélec Slab resemble topological features

Kim Willsher in Paris

07, Apr, 2021 @6:03 PM

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The travel guidebooks we still love
A decade ago it looked as if guidebooks would not survive the digital age. But well-written, authoritative titles have defied the odds and continue to thrive

Lois Pryce

24, Mar, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Sling a hammock, go on a home retreat: how to satisfy your lockdown wanderlust
Holidays may still feel a long way away but you can calm your itchy feet with these tips from adventurers, explorers and seasoned travellers

Rachel Dixon

09, Mar, 2021 @11:41 AM

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UK's Ordnance Survey to launch mapping app in Australia
Project aims to help outdoor enthusiasts plan walks, cycles and hikes on and off beaten path

Alex Hern UK technology editor

22, Feb, 2021 @5:05 PM

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‘I don’t know what I’d have done without it’: the hobbies helping people through lockdown
From stiles to greetings cards, map-making to whittling, niche interests have become a lifeline for people struggling through successive lockdowns

15, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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‘Understanding a map creates a new sort of relationship with the outdoors’
Sales of Ordnance Survey’s maps and adventure apps have soared this year, as people reconnect with the beauty and history on their doorstep

Nick Giles

22, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Stanfords travel bookshop launches crowdfunding project as it fights for survival
Beloved London travel and map specialist has launched an online scheme to help stave off closure

Lois Pryce

02, Nov, 2020 @12:44 PM

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More than 49,000 miles of paths lost from maps in England and Wales
Citizen project led by Ramblers makes discovery after poring over historical maps

Patrick Barkham

02, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Norman Thrower obituary
Other lives: Pioneering cartographer and geography professor who developed new 3D mapping techniques

Robert Kerr

25, Oct, 2020 @5:19 PM

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