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ANZMapS Webinar Series March 2021
ANZMapS Webinar Series: “Warping historic maps and plans: challenges and opportunities for crowdsourcing, rectifying maps and plans onto contemporary maps”
(Wed, 3 March 2021 12:00 – 13:30 Brisbane / 13:00 – 14:30 Sydney / 15:00 - 16:30 Auckland)

Mar 3, 2021 01:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Asa Letourneau
PROV Map Warper and how volunteers and staff were able to overlay thousands of Parish plans onto a contemporary map of Victoria @Public Record Office Victoria
PROV Map Warper began as a way to enable the public to get involved through crowdsourcing. Volunteers and staff have been able to overlay thousands of Parish plans onto a contemporary map of Victoria in their exact location, using the new PROV Map Warper service
Martin Woods and Susie Russell
NLA Map Search and the efforts of staff and citizen cartographers to overlay its diverse Australian historical map collection @National Library of Australia
NLA Map Search also began as a way of building on the efforts of staff by engaging citizen cartographers to overlay its diverse Australian historical map collection on open source mapping. Over 8,000 of 13,500 maps are now georectified.
Kaye Nardella and Peter Gersekowski
Qld Georeferencing program - exploring the history of Queensland through its maps and identify past and present features @Museum of Lands Mapping and Surveying, Department of Resources, Queensland
Anyone can get involved the Museum of Lands georeferencing program. Now with thousands of historical maps dating back to 1841 in the collection, exploring the history of Queensland through its maps and identify past and present features such as railways, roads, towns and cities.