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Maps of the Hills and Mountains of Britain and Ireland

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  • Drop, relative height, or prominence : is the height difference between a hill's summit and the col (lowest point) connecting it to the next higher summit. "Marilyns" are hills with a prominence of 150 metres, and "Humps" have 100 metres. There are some even in the southeast of England. Hills which are not Marilyns are usually subsidiary peaks of a higher hill.
  • Britain (England, Ireland, Wales) : OS 1:25,000 (Explorer) mapping is used.
  • Isle of Man : OS 1:25,000 (Landranger) mapping is used.
  • Ireland (OSI), Northern Ireland (OSNI), Channel Islands : Sorry, no online OS type mapping is available online
  • Copy and Paste (On Windows) : To copy a map to the clipboard : use CRTL PRINT-SCREEN (that press and hold the CTRL key, then press PRINT SCREEN). You can then paste it into MS Word. Google'e Picasa picks captures the screen print automatically.
  • Printing : Click landscape or portrait above. Use Print Preview. You may have to alter the scale option to keep the printout on 1 page. Only the map will be printed (not the menus, ads etc). Printing works better with newer browsers, Chrome, and Firefox
  • Datasource : Database of British and Irish Hills