The Geograph® Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland, and you can be part of it.
Since 2005, 13,056 contributors have submitted 6,311,896 images covering 280,313 grid squares, or 84.4% of the total squares

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SZ5577 : Ventnor Cemetery by Paul Coueslant

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What is Geographing?

  • It's a game - how many grid squares will you contribute?
  • It's a geography project for the people
  • It's a national photography project
  • It's a good excuse to get out more!
  • It's a free and open online community project for all

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Good News! Mike ParkerExternal link, the author of Map Addict, On Red Hill and Mapping the Roads, has agreed to become the first ever Patron of the Geograph project. Mike thinks Geograph "is exactly what the internet was invented for." He uses Geograph for book research and for leisure and is fascinated by maps and the land that they show. He hopes to "help Geograph develop further in finding new generations of explorers, photographers, writers and map addicts." Mike lives in Wales and will be at our 2020 AGM in Llandudno. Christine Johnstone, Chair
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The former Youth Hostel, Whitby
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Former youth hostels of Great Britain
Article by Stephen Craven, with 5825 words, 159 images and viewed 8,898 times. Updated 2 months ago.
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