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#867591 - 30th Mar 2014 2:45pm Digitising paper maps
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Is it illegal to scan and digitize paper maps
I have most of the Godfrey paper map editions for Wirral and would like to have them as digital images on my pc.
Have asked Godfrey if they had or intended to have digital downloads of them for purchase but was told no.

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#867592 - 30th Mar 2014 2:51pm Re: Digitising paper maps [Re: derekdwc]
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if its only for your personal use i wouldnt worry. I often print part of a map as its easier to manage. The quality of your scan might not be that good anyway.

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#867822 - 31st Mar 2014 1:17pm Re: Digitising paper maps [Re: derekdwc]
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Have you seen this, really good high quality old maps online:

http://maps.nls.uk/geo/find/#zoom=11&...FFFFFTFFFFFFFTF

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#867828 - 31st Mar 2014 2:30pm Re: Digitising paper maps [Re: Gibbo]
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Originally Posted By: Gibbo
Have you seen this, really good high quality old maps online:

http://maps.nls.uk/geo/find/#zoom=11&...FFFFFTFFFFFFFTF


Thanks, useful site.
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