Scottish Mapping handout available

Flag of Scotland; The SaltireThe Scottish Maps handout for George Caldwell’s talk to the BCGS Scottish Genealogy Group, August 8, 2012 in Burnaby is posted now on the BCGS Eduction Handouts page.

This is a 10 page (.pdf) guide to using the maps available on the National Library of Scotland’s website.

The Saltire, or Saint Andrew’s Cross;
Flag of Scotland.In Scottish Gaelic:
Bratach na h-Alba. Courtesy Wikipedia Commons,
Artist Kbolino.

There are some 44,000 high-resolution zoomable map images of Scotland on the Library’s website; 18,000 of these can be viewed with a new georeferenced search application and the early maps of Scotland on-line can be overlaid on Google Earth using the Library’s Georeferencer pilot application.

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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