In a guest blog post, Darren from the Ordnance Survey Eduction Team tells us about a key milestone of the Geograph project.
A national online photography project supported by Ordnance Survey reached a major milestone this month.
The Geograph project aims to capture an image for every grid square across the British Isles and the project has now registered its 3 millionth image.
11,000 users across the country have contributed images in the 7 years the project has been running.
Geograph is a fantastic free resource for schools to use. All the images within the site are geo-referenced to an OrdnanceSurvey map.
It allows teachers to access images from northerly point of Shetland to the Scilly Isles in the south the site shows photography covering 80% of the grid squares across British Isles.
View the 3 millionth image – http://schools.geograph.org.uk/photo/3015547