2012 Olympic Torch route GIS activities
The Olympic Torch relay toured the UK for 70 days before the London 2012 Olympic Games. The route took the flame within 10 miles of 95% of people in the UK, Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey and travelled through more than 1,000 cities, towns and villages in the UK.
- Was anyone in your school a torch bearer?
- Which places did the flame pass first?
- Where did the route go?
- When did it pass near your school?
We've compiled some guidance and activity ideas to help you investigate the route using ArcGIS Online. The map was created by Esri UK and the map base uses Ordnance Survey OpenData. Open the map >>>
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ESRI Story Map
8000 torch-bearers carried the Olympic flame through 1000 cities and villages in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This Story Map by ESRI lets you explore photographs from each day of the relay.
Follow Fred Martin's comments below to explore the map in more detail.
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