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how dare they :)

Posted by marscot on 17 July 2013 in English (English).

Google wipes Scottish isle from its maps[googlé(] .

Location: Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

Bridge to nowhere

Posted by marscot on 8 July 2013 in English (English).

goodness me osm is fast the bridge built in 1970`s, and today only just open for access has today been updated now on OSM. Was just on my way to map it LOL

Location: Blythswood Holm, Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland, G2 8ND, United Kingdom


Posted by marscot on 23 September 2012 in English (English).

new part of the NCN74 bike route open to Larkhall on friday, mapped Saturday on map Sunday :)

change over

Posted by marscot on 31 March 2012 in English (English).

Good luck to the guys that are doing the license upgrade work, see you all on the other side in new license land

New road

Posted by marscot on 1 February 2012 in English (English).

The A96 bypass round the towns of Fochabers and Mosstodloch is now open, and its also now just starting to show up on openstreet map today. Still need someone to check what the old A96 is being now numbered as, I have removed trunk from the old A96 parts.


Posted by marscot on 19 January 2011 in English (English).

redoing some forest and woods near Hamilton, Scotland , since when they where done in 2007 when there was no bing, os_view or had a gps back then.

Snow day

Posted by marscot on 1 December 2010 in English (English).

Snowed in here so time for some armchair edits and clean up some gps data and add that today

openstreet named

Posted by marscot on 15 September 2010 in English (English).

we get a name check today at Nokia World

Os Maps to be free in 2010

Posted by marscot on 18 November 2009 in English (English).

more munros

Posted by marscot on 24 October 2009 in English (English).

tomorrow I head into the mountains to grab another 3 munros for me and osm, they are Cairn Asoda and Cairnwell, and another one further along.

cant get into map

Posted by marscot on 15 September 2009 in English (English).

I set off to map maxim park off the m8 see, but I only put in best guess as its off limits unless you can get past a secure entry point... but I will try to talk my way in.


Posted by marscot on 9 September 2009 in English (English).

google have a new online version of monoploy it uses openstreetmaps or google maps, but their server are in meltdown just now.

osm try out

Posted by marscot on 9 July 2009 in English (English).

I am going on holiday and will use only osm map on my phone(samsung pixon) using mgmaps version,1.41 to get me there. about 300miles trip. and will be mapping poi on the way as normal lol.

clyde walkway

Posted by marscot on 11 June 2009 in English (English).

strathclyde park to garrion bridge done with gps lots of new stiles and path improvments since I last walked it. signs are still a bit thin on the ground to tell you the right path to take at path juctions, but osm users will now find the right path.
Next part to do is the link up to the crossford part already done.

Location: Airbles, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML1, United Kingdom

A860 no more

Posted by marscot on 1 June 2009 in English (English).

took a trip over to millport , found out the A860 is no more its now the B896 now updated in osm

Location: Ballochmartin, Millport, North Ayrshire, Scotland, KA28 0HQ, United Kingdom

Vandels at work

Posted by marscot on 10 February 2009 in English (English).

Just found this on a bit of area I was fixing. Not good

Location: Waterloo, Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML2, United Kingdom


Posted by marscot on 27 January 2009 in English (English).

the hills of Culter and Heatherstone Law, Gathersnow Hill, Moss Law, height now recorded by gps, on a long 17km walk in snow, which was fun to do.


Posted by marscot on 25 July 2008 in English (English).

at last I remembered to remove the bridge tag from the M73.

Location: Woodhead Farm, Birkenshaw, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, G71 5PJ, United Kingdom

Some Munros

Posted by marscot on 11 June 2008 in English (English).

done a few munros and took along the gps, now Ben Vane Ben Ime are on the map, added the rest in the area, I know they are there as I seen them from the top.

Location: Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

new roads

Posted by marscot on 6 June 2008 in English (English).

well I mapped out a small village , but when I passed it today
(without my gps )theres 2 new roads in place plus 6 new houses , just shows you that its always good to have your gps with you, I will hit the new raods asap, I use a satmap to grab my gps tracks

Location: Allanton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, ML3 7TY, United Kingdom