Activity 4: Locating the Pictures
The map uses a database of the pictures you will find in the book East and West Runton - Two Villages, One Parish. You can click to see small versions of the pictures in the book..
By using the buttons at the top right of the map, you can view the locations over a map or a satellite image. The middle button will enable you to view a combined satellite and map image.
The activity sheet is intended to support understanding of the layout of the village, and illustrate the use of GIS (Geographical Information System) in a database.
Each picture has a latitude and longitude associated with it. The Google map system used here links with any latitude and longitude worldwide; a number of interfaces are available to provide the links.
Historically locations have been given in degrees (up to 90), minutes (60 to a degree) and seconds (60 to a second) e.g. 52