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Testing Times Ahead!

Chris is going to have good play with the version 1 of the application. So we have produced a very quick summary of the available functions in the first phase of testing

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Our area for testing

This is the area that we’ll be testing the project around. The area is steeped in history and has a great many historical maps that re kept online for us to access.

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Victorian Town Plans Overlays

Ian found this at the National Library of Scotland Victorian town plans top satellite views Elgin satellite and town plan layers. List of town plans with overlays The latest feature in their online maps series makes it easy to contrast … Continue reading

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This could be good… http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/rjhs/2008/00000014/00000003 and in particular this essay inside: New Media, Cultural Heritage and the Sense of Place: Mapping the Conceptual Ground pp. 197-209(13) Author: Malpas, Jeff

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Hear Planet for iPhone

This is kinda fun for the iPhone – its plays wikipedia citations according to the geo-location information. Obviously many of these are historical. http://www.tuaw.com/tag/geolocation/ I’ll install on my iphone and feedback after wandering the streets of edinburgh!

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Great War Digital

This is quite interesting but limited to a specific historical frame: The Great War 1914-1918. It uses Windows Mobile and more specifically Memory Map to download specifc maps. http://www.greatwardigital.com/pda.shtml

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