Ordnance Survey - Quarter Inch to the Mile Maps of Scotland
3rd Edition, 1940-1941. RAF (War) 2nd Edition

Ordnance Survey, Quarter Inch to the Mile, 3rd Edition, 1940-1941. RAF 2nd Edition (War) graphic

These maps at quarter inch to the mile (1:253,440) were reduced from larger-scale mapping at the half-inch and one-inch to the mile scales, primarily dating from the third national revision of 1912-1923. With some minor variations, each sheet covers 72 x 108 miles, with all of Scotland covered in ten sheets. This RAF 2nd edition (War) was printed in the early years of the Second World war, with relief shown in shades of purple and blue, for better visibility in aeroplane cockpits (with subdued amber lighting to maintain better night vision). A red overprint was added of significant features for aeronautical purposes, including racecourses and golf-courses, as well as aerodromes, landing grounds, seaplane stations, air navigation lights, and prohibited flying areas. These maps are held at: Map.Area.C18(63C).

View other quarter-inch to the mile maps of Scotland.

Sheet Number and Name   
Sheet 1 - The Border
Sheet 1 - The Border
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West
Sheet 2 - Scotland, South West
Sheet 3 - The Forth & Tay
Sheet 3 - The Forth & Tay
Sheet 4 - Glasgow, Oban, and the Southern Islands
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands
Sheet 5 - The Eastern Highlands
Sheet 6 - The Western Highlands (with Skye and the Southern Hebrides)
Sheet 6 - The Western Highlands (with Skye and the Southern Hebrides)
Sheet 7 - Scotland, North
Sheet 8 - The Northern Hebrides
Sheet 8 - The Northern Hebrides
Sheet 9 - The Orkney Islands
Sheet 9 - The Orkney Islands