Find the Folly

Explore the map and find the cartographic folly – the OER23 logo.


Email a screenshot of the cartographic folly by noon on 6 April to be entered into a prize draw to win a one-off A2 reprint of the associated engraved sheet.

The winner will be announced and receive the print at the end of the conference.

† Cartographic follies are deliberately fictitious entries on maps to help reveal plagiarism or copyright infringement.

Digital Map of Essex 1777 OER23 EDITION


Similar to Google Maps, on a computer, you can zoom in and out by using the + and – buttons, by double-clicking or by using your mouse scroll wheel. To move around the map simply click and drag or use your keyboard arrow keys. On a mobile, you can use typical navigation gestures such as press and drag to move around the map and double-tap or pinch and spread to zoom in and out.


OER23 Presentation Recording and Slides