A History of the Ordnance Survey

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Dawson, 1980 - Great Britain - 394 pages

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Contents

The Origins of the Ordnance Survey
1
The Resumption of the Trigonometrical Survey
21
The Geodesy of Roy Mudge and Kater 17841823
33
The Birth of the Topographical Survey
44
Early Methods of Topographical Survey
57
The Ordnance Survey becomes a MapPublisher 18011820
67
The Survey of Ireland to 1847
79
Colbys Reforms in Great Britain 18201840
99
Ireland The Land Question and After 18711918
209
The Ordnance Survey 19141918
220
Reconstruction after The First World War 19191922
230
Archaeology The Crawford Period
237
MacLeod and the Davidson Committee 19351939
257
The Retriangulation 19351939
268
The Second World War 19391945
274
The Restoration of the Survey Expansion 19451950
286

Changing Needs in Great Britain
109
The Superintendency of Lewis Alexander Hall
119
The Scales Dispute Henry James 18541863
129
Clarke and the Principal Triangulation
139
The Irish Survey under Hall and James
147
The Surveys of Jerusalem and Sinai
154
The Mature Topographical Survey
168
The Expansion 18801891
178
The Dorington Committee
185
A Period of Consolidation 18941913
195
The Restoration of the Survey Consolidation and Recession 19501960
298
The PostWar Trigonometrical Survey and the Third Geodetic Levelling 19451960
307
The Restoration of the Survey The Reappraisal 19611968
318
The Topographical Survey After The Second World War
332
Geodetic Developments 19601974
344
The Restoration of the Survey A New Home and New Aims 19681978
350
Roys General Instructions for the Officers of Engineers employed in Surveying with
363
Ordnance Survey Contours 184790
373
Index
379
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