Summaries of Addresses of Presidents of Sections: The Mapping of our African Colonies

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    THERE has been talk and correspondence lately on the backwardness of Ordnance Survey revision. Maps and Plans are not kept up-to-date and a great deal of inconvenience has been caused by this fact. It is becoming evident that town planning, building, road programmes and the like make up-to-date maps a necessity and not a luxury. It is not to be wondered at that similar problems have arisen in the African Colonies, the budgets of which have been just as hard hit as that of England. In his presidential address to Section E (Geography), Brigadier H. S. L. Winterbotham deals with this question.

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