Map


Content under this subject

Bartholomew's Cycling Map of England and Wales

1. Map Man: Series 2, Bartholomew's Cycling Map of England and Wales

Nicholas Crane uses Bartholomew's Cycling Map to find a route through the Lake District.

Timothy Pont's Map of Scotland

2. Map Man: Series 2, Timothy Pont's Map of Scotland

Nicholas Crane looks at how Timothy Pont set off to survey Scotland in 1583.

15/07/2012

Countryfile: 15/07/2012

Julia Bradbury and John Craven explore the Snowdonia National Park.

Mapping the World

3. Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession: Mapping the World

How maps offer visions of distant lands, tempting explorers to plunder and conquer.

Atlas Maps - Thinking Big

3. The Beauty of Maps: Atlas Maps - Thinking Big

A look at some of the largest and most elaborate maps ever produced.

Cartoon Maps - Politics and Satire

4. The Beauty of Maps: Cartoon Maps - Politics and Satire

The series concludes by delving into the world of satirical maps.

Medieval Maps - Mapping the Medieval Mind

1. The Beauty of Maps: Medieval Maps - Mapping the Medieval Mind

The story of the Hereford Mappa Mundi, the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world.

City Maps - Order out of Chaos

2. The Beauty of Maps: City Maps - Order out of Chaos

Three visions of London: the 1682 Morgan Map, a 1746 map and a contemporary image.

Windows on the World

1. Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession: Windows on the World

How maps are both snapshots of defining moments in history and tools of political power.