This is a detail page, among several which show you how you could make a map. Yourself. No Google. No electronics.
This link will take you to the "parent page", the "root" page for this set of pages.
Details another time, but I did this 55 years after I first started thinking about it. When I say "this", I mean "drew the following map", based on data collected by me, from a specific baseline, to a specific distant point.
The point of the map was to determine the distance between the baseline and the distant point... Although, as you know if you've studied the other pages in this set, it could be the start of a map showing more than just the baseline, and the location of one distinctive house a little more than two miles from it.
This first image is pretty dull, I know... but it is an overall view "the map". The map is about 1.4m across... almost as wide as an adult is tall. Drawing it at such a large scale minimizes the effect of small errors. But it also makes drawing very straight lines... and they need to be very straight... hard!
They are hard to see in this image... but close-ups of the important bits are provided in a moment.
The the important bits of pencil lead on that large sheet of paper are at the lower right, where the baseline's appearance on the map exists, and the lower left, where the lines going to and past "C" from angles CAB and ABC cross.
At the lower right on my map, we have...
At the lower left, we have...
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Unlike the clever Google search engine, this one merely looks for the words you type, so....
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My SheepdogSoftware.co.uk site, where you'll find my main homepage. It has links for other areas, such as education, programming, investing.
My SheepdogGuides.com site.
My site at Arunet.
It's both! Flat-Earth-Academy.com is something I started years ago. For a variety of reasons, I can't offer you httpS:// access there. (As you are not asked to input any information, that's moot, but it "worries" search engines.) So I'm moving to my new, all singing, and will do the httpS:// dance site, "WYWTK.com", and Flat-Earth-Academy is gradually acquiring pages there. (Well, HERE, as what you are reading is one of my "wywtk/fea" pages.)
Why "WYWTK"? It comes from "What You Want To Know".
Page has been tested for compliance with INDUSTRY (not MS-only) standards, using the free, publicly accessible validator at validator.w3.org. It passes in some important ways, but still needs work to fully meet HTML 5 expectations. (If your browser hides your history, you may have to put the page's URL into the validator by hand. Check what page the validator looked at before becoming alarmed by a "not found" or "wrong doctype".)
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