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The seven videos here, featuring Geography in Action author Jason O'Brien, serve as an introduction to reading and taking measurements on Ordnance Survey maps from the Discovery Series, as well as how to draw a sketch map from them. 

1. Location: Four Figure Grid Reference
2. Location: Six Figure Grid Reference
3. Measuring Distance: Straight Line Method
4. Measuring Distance: Curved Line Method
5. Calculating Area: Regular Area
6. Calculating Area: Irregular Area
7. Sketch Map
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Click below to view any of our Geography in Action 1 animations on-screen. Each one corresponds to the chapter Fig references of the illustrations in the textbook. Please continue to scroll down to see all the animations listed. 

2.27 Effects of acid rain
4.2 The Earth's plates and plate boundaries today
4.4 Plates colliding and separating result in landforms such as fold mountains and volcanoes
4.6 A: The Mid-Atlantic Ridge. B: The Mid-Atlantic Ridge through Iceland
4.7 An erupting volcano
4.12 The structure of an earthquake
4.18 Plates colliding causing folding
6.2 Freeze-thaw action
6.5 A: Features of limestone pavement B: Limestone pavement in the Burren, Co. Clare
6.6b: Detail of a swallow hole
6.6c: Detail of a cavern
10.1: Evidence of a soil creep
11.3: How rivers transport their load
11.4: Formation of a V-shaped valley
11.5: Interlocking spurs
11.7: Erosion at a waterfall
11.9: Formation of meanders
11.15: Formation of levees
12.4: A Constructive waves; B Destructive waves
12.5: A bay is formed when soft rock is eroded faster than hard rock
12.7: Formation of sea cliffs
12.8: Features of erosion found at a headland
12.9: How longshore drift works
12.11: Features of a beach viewed from the beach
12.14: Features of a coastal deposition
13.3: Plucking and abrasion
19.4: How solar radiation heats the atmosphere
19.6: The Earth's orbit on its axis around the Sun
19.10: Atlantic Ocean currents
19.35: How convectional rain is formed
19.36: How cyclonic or frontal rain is formed
19.37: How relief rain is formed
19.38: The water cycle
19.40: The ozone layer
21.4: Soil with a hardpan
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