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allchin09 [Australian National Grid (ANG)]
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allchin09 [Half of NSW topographic maps no longer printed]
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 However, the mapping section has already be moved from Prince Albert Rd Sydney, out to Bathurst. No longer can one walk into an LPI building in Sydney to make mapping related enquiries, or to look at aerial images through a set of stereo glasses. However, the mapping section has already be moved from Prince Albert Rd Sydney, out to Bathurst. No longer can one walk into an LPI building in Sydney to make mapping related enquiries, or to look at aerial images through a set of stereo glasses.
  
-==== Half of NSW topographic maps no longer printed ====+==== The ending of hard copy topographic maps ====
 From 3rd September 2018, 524 out of their 1,094 titles for the state were only made available in digital form from Spatial Services. By area, this covered about 3/4 of the state. From 3rd September 2018, 524 out of their 1,094 titles for the state were only made available in digital form from Spatial Services. By area, this covered about 3/4 of the state.
  
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 +By December 2020, all hard copy printing by Spatial Services had ceased and were no longer available for purchase. This extends to supply for resellers such as outdoor or map shops. Current supply of hard copy maps is only available by existing stock on hand of retailers, or where they are printing themselves from the electronic versions. 
 ===== Geographic Names Board ===== ===== Geographic Names Board =====
  
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 ===== Topographic maps ===== ===== Topographic maps =====
  
-  * 1:63360 (inch:mile)+  * 1:63360 (inch:mile)
     * 1st edition     * 1st edition
     * 2nd edition (not all were revised     * 2nd edition (not all were revised
     * Note that the maps don't cover the whole of the state, they are mostly focused towards the coast. Also, there are a few 'holes' (eg Burragorang) where maps towards the coast were not published. This information is based on an index map held in the SLNSW which indicates which maps are in their collection, and it is assumed that they hold all maps which were published.     * Note that the maps don't cover the whole of the state, they are mostly focused towards the coast. Also, there are a few 'holes' (eg Burragorang) where maps towards the coast were not published. This information is based on an index map held in the SLNSW which indicates which maps are in their collection, and it is assumed that they hold all maps which were published.
-  * 1:31680 (inch:mile)+  * 1:31680 (inch:mile)
   * 1:50000 Army/RASC   * 1:50000 Army/RASC
     * 1st edition (ANG)     * 1st edition (ANG)
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