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Melanie Osborne, Ordnance Survey

Melanie is the Corporate Communications Manager at Ordnance Survey responsible for sharing all the good news about the work of the national mapping agency. She’s worked in various marketing and communication roles during her 12 years at the national mapping agency. Away from work, she enjoys long walks with her dog, bike rides with her kids and curling up in front of the fire with a nice glass of red!

Mapping for War and Peace - Ordnance Survey’s maps and the First World War

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Surveyors on a First World War battlefield. (Image: © Crown copyright)

Far from its traditional image as the publisher of leisure maps for ramblers and cyclists exploring idyllic countryside, where the only disturbance is the rustle of a cagoule or the whirr of a freewheel, the Ordnance Survey’s origins are associated …