Tag Archives: Global Positioning System

Map Orkney Month final thoughts: Multi-vocal cartography and the collaborative re-imagining of place.

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
After a month of collaborative mapping a new map of Orkney has been created. By thinking big, Map Orkney Month seems to have captured people’s imagination. Our map looks like Orkney, however it is far…

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Map your world for a day during March – Map Orkney Month starts today.

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Map Orkney Month starts today and will run for the whole of March. The aim is to create a new map of Orkney based on everyday journeys and places that people map for a day.…

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MoM Guide for Participants

Originally posted on Public Archaeology 2015:
Click here for MoM Guide for Participants PDF download MoM Mappers, March is soon approaching! You find here a small guide to help you map for your day and plan for a contribution (I’ll also…

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Greenland adventures: re-imagining Anna Aurora Astrup

Photo (c) Tonje Birkeland Isafjorur – Nansen Fjord – Mount Aurora – Kangerdlugssuaq – Suhaili Bay – Nigertuluk – Astrups Horn – Tasilaq – Kulusuk By Tonje Bøe Birkeland, Daniel Lee and Antonia Thomas. Tracks from Greenland made by the … Continue reading

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Circular walks: some recent experimental GPS tracks

Peedie Sea, Model Boating Lake, Kirkwall, Orkney (14/11/14). Circular walks using two GPS receivers. The Peedie Sea (or Peerie Sea, meaning small sea) symbolises the growth of Kirkwall; from a merchant shipping town where the inlet serviced numerous piers and … Continue reading

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Rackwick Survey – Week 2

Week 2 of the Rackwick survey (30th June – 4th July – belated update) covered the central part of the township, south-eastern area and the sand dunes. We also took a walk on the eastern side of the burn around … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Ness of Brodgar

Most of my summer was spent walking around and within the Neolithic houses at the Ness of Brodgar. I carried a GPS everyday for the full 6 week season to map my movements and engagements with the buildings. The walls … Continue reading

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