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Map Mistakes - presentation by Map Group members

  • 8 Oct 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 11 Kerrianne Place, Moorooka 4105

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Map Group Gathering

A presentation by various Map Group members who have mapping backgrounds.  David Carstens will explain difficulties involved in the production of a map at Mawson in Antarctica in 1963 and relate "a typical error" in the Readers Digest Atlas.

Paul Coghlan describes the Engineering Consequences of a Survey Error.

James Hansen will cover errors by Ptolemy, deliberate errors by Columbus and errors by Corrigan.

Stuart Watt will show that "Even the best can miss a detail” (An error of scale on an orienteering map).

Gold coin donation for morning tea.

Transport: Members to make own arrangements. Car pooling is recommended since parking is limited.




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