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U.S. Embassy officially on the map

By [email protected] - 23rd January 2018 - 16:37

On December 18, Ordnance Survey (OS) was joined by Deputy Chief of Mission, Lew Lukens, from the U.S. Embassy to accurately survey and map the new building. Mr. Lukens worked with OS Surveyor, Steve Ives, to capture the new Embassy and its surrounding site. Using precision GPS equipment, the surveying duo mapped the state of the art building to centimetre accuracy. The survey work was then added to Ordnance Surveyâs master map database, which contains over 500 million geographic features of the nation. Steve Ives added: âOver the last decade the Nine Elms area has completely transformed and there are some major projects still underway. This is an area of London, which has kept me busy, and I have been watching the new U.S. Embassy rise from its footings. It was great to be joined by DCM Lukens on the site and to officially capture the new building.â