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Specifying Locations

There are several different ways that you can specify a location for this web site:

UK Postcode

Enter a valid UK postcode. The location will be taken as the centre of the postal district defined by the first part of the postcode.

Examples:

UK Ordnance Survey Grid Reference

This format only works for the UK. Choose one of:

Spaces and commas are optional.

Examples:

Latitude and Longitude coordinates

Choose one of:

Spaces and commas are optional.

Examples:

Pick on a Map

Click on the Pick on Map button next to the location input box to display a pop-up world map. Then click on the map to define the location. You can zoom and pan around the world. Once you are happy with the location on the map, click on the "Set Location" button.