Memorable Maps: France 1:25 000 sheet 2740ET, ‘Corniche des Cévennes’

In our latest Memorable Maps, we feature the 1:25,000 sheet 2740ET, ‘Corniche des Cévennes’, second edition, published by the national mapping agency of France, the Institut Géographique National (IGN), in 1999. Read more

Memorable Maps: The Karakorum Highway

For the latest addition to the Memorable map series, RSGS Collections Team member Pat Brown looks at the iconic Karakorum Highway. Read more

Memorable Maps - The Early Maps of Scotland to 1850

For the latest Memorable Maps blog, Margaret Wilkes marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of volume one and the fortieth anniversary of volume two of The Early Maps of Scotland. Read more

Memorable Maps: Michelin sheet 245 ‘Provence, Cote d’Azur’

Our latest addition to the Memorable Maps series features a Michelin Map of Provence, Cote d’Azur. Read more

Memorable Maps: Bydgoszcz Town Plan 1943

To celebrate Perth's 25th year of twinning with the Polish city of Bydgoszcz, we share an 80 year old town plan of Bydgoszcz from our collections. Read more

Memorable Maps - Osnabrück

Our latest addition to the Memorable Maps series featured a map of the German city of Osnabrück. Read more

Memorable Maps - Tristan da Cunha

This month's memorable map shows the detail of Tristan da Cunha, which is a constituent part of the British overseas territory of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Read more

The Leighton Library in Dunblane

During the month of May (3rd -30th ) there will be a special exhibition of rare maps in the Dunblane Museum. Read more

Rephotography of the Central Asiatic Expeditions

Rephotography of the Central Asiatic Expeditions: Chasing Four Photographers Across Mongolia and Discovering 100 Years of Change Read more

The Lake District: Somewhere between North and South?

"Am I a Northerner? Not born and bred, but I think have become one..." Writes Basak Tanulku, independent scholar based in Istanbul with a PhD in Sociology from Lancaster University. Read more

My Natural Habitat: A Podcast Exploring our Place on Earth

"Over the past few years I have been fortunate to meet and be inspired by a host of people interacting with our natural world in extraordinary ways. I reached out to a handful of them and opened discussions that led to the recording of a new podcast, My Natural Habitat." Read more

Litter in Lancashire: How Covid-19 Has Accelerated the UK’s Litter Problem

"Litter has been yet another victim of the Covid-19 pandemic. As more people have ventured out into the great British countryside, their litter has followed," writes Laura Brown, a Geography Student from Lancaster University. Read more

Carbon Choices

Carbon Choices tells the greatest story on Earth: how humans came to emit 40 billion tonnes of an invisible gas each year, changing the chemistry of the atmosphere and the oceans, and steadily destroying the life support systems they depend on. Read more

Shackleton at the RSGS: A Sketch

This is an attempt to explain why there are no newspaper cuttings in the RSGS archives from early 1904 until late 1905. This is approximately the length of Shackleton’s tenure as Secretary... Read more

The Next Normal

"The end of a world is also the beginning of a world. Right now, the world we inhabited – but did not really know – has ended. The new beginning, the ‘next normal’, is already happening" writes Mike Elm. Read more

Mountain Biking in Dunkeld

"Mountain Biking is not a sport that is confined to one subset of the demographic; mountain biking crosses boundaries of gender, class, background and age" writes Kat Brown of Cycling Solutions Read more

The Pole of Possibility

This is an invitation from Karen Darke FRSGS to join in the ‘Pole of Possibility Challenge’... Read more