OS Landranger 05 Orkney - Northern Isles
An excellent general purpose map of the area, perfect for long walks, bike rides and even driving. Don't leave home without one! See images for details of coverage and style.
Ordnance Survey Landranger map series covering the whole of Britain at 1:50,000.
The maps provide recreational and tourist information, indicating public right of way paths (except in Scotland where different laws apply), including footpaths, bridleways and byways restricted or open to motorized traffic.
National Trails and selected other long-distance paths are marked, as well as on-road and traffic-free cycle routes with their National/Regional Cycle Network numbers.
National Trust or National Trust for Scotland and Forestry Commission land is clearly marked, indicating open or restricted access.
Symbols highlighting camping and caravanning sites, youth hostels, tourist information offices and visitors centres, parking and picnicking places, World Heritage sites, sport and recreational facilities and lots more!
The maps provide detailed presentation of the countrys topography with contours at 10m intervals, numerous spot heights. Additional colouring or graphics for different types of woodlands, orchards or parkland. Rock features including scree and cliffs. Water features inland and along the sea shore with dunes, sand, marshland, shingle, mud, and the high water mark.
Also the road network, railway lines with stations, cuttings, embankments and individual isolated buildings, archaeological and historical sites, etc.
Can be used with a GPS - the British National Grid is shown at 1km intervals, with latitude and longitude given by margin ticks at 1'' and cross hairs on the map at 5''.
Each map covers an area of 40 x 40km, (approx. 25 x 25 miles).
German and French translations are provided in the main parts of the map legend: the representation of the road network and the symbols for tourist information. Other features are identified in English only.
Each title is also available in a waterproof, laminated foled edition or flat/rolled paper or flat/rolled laminated
How to access the digital version of this map
This map comes with a digital version which you can download to your smartphone or tablet.
Go to OS.uk/redeem for more details (terms and conditions apply).
Scratch off the panel on the inside cover of the map to reveal a code, you are then just three easy steps away from downloading your digital map.