OS 3D Laser Map - Most Accurate Mapping Ever
The national agency used state-of-the-art laser technology and aerial imagery to create what it claims is one of the most accurate maps every produced.
"Ordnance Survey says that the results are substantially more accurate than the 3D maps available through online applications such as Google Earth and Microsoft Virtual Earth, and will revolutionise the way it charts the British Isles."
Video of Bournemouth's Seafront attractions
The Good News:
“Given the level of detail that we've [ordnance survey] achieved, I think Bournemouth can confidently lay claim to being the best mapped place on the planet.”
Glen Hart, head of research at Ordnance Survey
The Bad News:
The 3D mapping service will not be rolled to the rest of Britain for at least five years, while Ordnance Survey perfects the new method. The black dots in the video represent points where no laser data was obtained.
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