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The Awards > The NGS New Mapmaker Award 2008

The National Geographic Society New Mapmaker Award
This award is open to those people who have been engaged in the preparation of maps for up to two years, including college students and new employees in commercial firms or government. Mapping can utilise Cartography, Geomatics, and/or GIS.
The award comprises a prize, certificate and the BCS will pay for one years membership to the society. The award is being run by The British Cartographic Society with the continuing support of The National Geographic Society. Details of NGS Awards in Mapping

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David Miller, senior editor at the NGS, travelled from Washington DC, USA, to attend this years presentation.


Wesley Jones (NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences, Canada)
Dry Belt, Settlement and Abandonment of Southeast Alberta and Southwest Saskatchewan, 1908 to 1926

David Miller presents the certificate and prize to BCS President Mary Spence MBE, on Wesley's behalf

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Colin Lundrigan (NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences, Canada)
Canadian Crime: Canada and Halifax

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Entries were received from:



Cindy Prostak St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Colin Lundrigan Canadian Crime: Canada and Halifax
Peter Buchanan Cumbria Census Geography
Wesley Jones Dry Belt, Settlement and Abandonment of Southeast Alberta and Southwest Saskatchewan, 1908 to 1926

Photography by Martin Lubikowski
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