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5.4 OS pilot project

There is also the exciting possibility of links to data held in the national databases through the new OS digital mapping — MasterMap. A pilot project, initiated in Scotland, is being undertaken with Ordnance Survey by the three NMRs. The project associates NMR data with the layers in the OS Digital National Framework. Users will have the facility when using the MasterMap OS map data, not only to be able to search the 'Heritage theme', but to have links built into the digital map that lead directly through to the NMR databases. This provides an exciting means of dissemination and is being used by OS as a pilot for associating data from a number of different sources


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