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Fortunately, most of the indignation has worn off by now. You might find it difficult to believe but the washed-out horror exemplified by the map in the attached picture is a product of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain and was released as part of the Survey's "OpenData" package. Cartographers produced this?

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Are you sure this was produced by cartographers? It looks like something spat out by an IMS. The specs are nice (except halos on the text) but it has that "automated" look.....

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Fortunately, most of the indignation has worn off by now. You might find it difficult to believe but the washed-out horror exemplified by the map in the attached picture is a product of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain and was released as part of the Survey's "OpenData" package. Cartographers produced this?

Regards,
Nick.



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Fortunately, most of the indignation has worn off by now. You might find it difficult to believe but the washed-out horror exemplified by the map in the attached picture is a product of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain and was released as part of the Survey's "OpenData" package. Cartographers produced this?

Regards,
Nick.


Yeah but the content of the source vector data is pretty limited so there's not much that can be done to improve content. Maybe used at a different smaller scale it would work better than the nominal 1:25k. It's never going to be an OS Explorer equivalent - that was the whole point.




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