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Whaling Stations of South Georgia – Interactive App

Whaling Stations of South Georgia – Interactive App

PROJECT BACKGROUND Between 1904 and 1965 South Georgia served as a base for the Norwegian and British whaling fleets in the Antarctic Ocean. Permanent whaling bases were constructed at six sites across the island, where whalers and support staff endured both the harsh climate and dangerous working conditions to supply the world’s then huge demand for precious whale oil. When ...

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The Best Policy Decisions Come From Spatially Connected Government

The Best Policy Decisions Come From Spatially Connected Government

Andy Wilson, Director – Strategic Business Development, Ordnance Survey International, UK – Talk about how the UK government has tried to make a difference to its public services by using maps and spatial data.

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