Website National Library of Scotland maps LiDAR DTM

Discussion in 'Resources' started by Tim Watson, 28 April 2020.

  1. Tim Watson

    Tim Watson Western Thunderer

    Many of you will be familiar with the NLS site
    Side by side georeferenced maps viewer - Map images - National Library of Scotland
    which has many historical maps on line with the modern Bing map and satellite view for comparison.
    https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/p707/strq0672/EC4A89F3-8F55-4F5E-9FE6-7CFAB181BCED.png
    I have recently discovered that the LiDAR DTM (Light detection and ranging, digital terrain mapping) which is on the drop down menu is possibly even more useful.
    https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/p707/strq0672/EA0C1323-C04C-4090-B172-AD650610F2DE.png
    The overlying foliage & buildings are removed in this iteration giving a very good impression of ground contours. Ideal for layout planning.

    Tim
     
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