Not Yet On Sale

BORDERS - Professor Charles Withers - Mapping Scotland's Islands

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Scottish Borders Campus

Nether Road

GALASHIELS

TD1 3HE

United Kingdom

View Map

Event description

Description

Scotland's Geographer Royal presents a richly illustrated talk examining and illuminating the mapping of Scotland's islands, from their first infrequent cartographic appearances in the late sixteenth century to the commonplace mapping (and computer-led cartographic obliteration) of the country's islands in the twenty-first century. His talk will suggest that mapping Scotland's islands has not been a straightforward task. For what, after all, is an island? And what a map?




Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Scottish Borders Campus

Nether Road

GALASHIELS

TD1 3HE

United Kingdom

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved