You should now be confident with grid references. It is
possible to go down to further detail by adding extra numbers onto the end of
the easting and northing. However, this is seldom necessary for walking.
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Further articles in this series will include
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Map based practise sheets for schools and scout
troops will be uploaded shortly. These were written for the Loughborough Grammar
School scout troop and require OS 1:25000 maps of Leicestershire.