Geek's Map To Britain

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Geek's Map To Britain

So, I was planning a little tour of Scotland this summer, and thought I'd check out which Geeks Guides I could have a mosey around whilst I was there.

It turns out that on the Geeks Guide to Britain page, ( none of the article summaries mentioned whereabouts the article was set: I was going to have to grep through each article to find out.

And if I was going to do that, I figured I might as well record where they all were, and bung 'em on a map for easy future reference.

So without further ado, I present the Geek's Map to Britain: *

All the little pins are clickable-on, and include a link to the relevant article on El Reg.

Oh, and bonus points for spotting the easter egg (although it's quite obvious!)

* Don't worry, hosted on Git Hub Pages, quite safe...


Re: Geek's Map To Britain

Hi, Would you consider adding extra content of interest to Geeks? I'm thinking about things like The Cambridge Computing History museum, Horniman, Victorian Steam & pumping stations, stuff like that.


Re: Geek's Map To Britain

2017.07.29 Added Postal Museum

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Re: Marconi: The West of England's very own Italian wireless pioneer

As two sites are mentioned in the Geek Guide, I'd be tempted to give this article two pin's:

1. Wireless Huts at the Lizard:,-5.1968011,16z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x486b2bb7c265538f:0x1882d4bdfa2c86bd!2sLizard+Wireless+Station!8m2!3d49.9635938!4d-5.1915976!3m4!1s0x486b2bb7c265538f:0x1882d4bdfa2c86bd!8m2!3d49.9635938!4d-5.1915976

2. Marconi Monument at Poldhu,-5.2660445,17z/data=!4m12!1m6!3m5!1s0x486b2829cda1b401:0x426a8adcc66bf349!2sThe+Marconi+Centre!8m2!3d50.0303428!4d-5.2638558!3m4!1s0x486b2829cda1b401:0x426a8adcc66bf349!8m2!3d50.0303428!4d-5.2638558

Generally, I'm impressed with your efforts.


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