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Getting your Bearings: Track 1

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Learn how an ordinance survey map is produced before following three ramblers on a field trip in the Peak District. This material makes up part of the course MU120 Open mathematics.

By: The OpenLearn team (The Open University,)

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Track 1: Getting your Bearings

A short introduction to this album.

© The Open University 2009

Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Getting your Bearings    A short introduction to this album. Play now Getting your Bearings
2 Ordnance survey maps    Learn how ordinance survey maps are accurately produced and quality controlled. Play now Ordnance survey maps
3 Contour lines    Three walkers begin a field trip navigating a route in the peak district. Play now Contour lines
4 Taking a bearing    Discover how to get your bearings with a compass and a map. Play now Taking a bearing
5 A saddle point    Using contour lines the ramblers can predict the land features they are up against. Play now A saddle point
6 Planning the route home    While looking at the GPS, the team explore the differences between grid North and true North. Play now Planning the route home




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