Aerial Journeys | Looking at the British landscape from the air

Tomorrow's World | Maps

'Tomorrow's World' explores the scientific feat of aerial photo mapping.

CHANNEL | BBC 1

FIRST BROADCAST | 18 December 1970

DURATION | 5 minutes 17 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1970

Synopsis

Raymond Baxter (pictured) reports on how maps are corrected and updated using aerial photography and optical machinery.

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'Tomorrow's World' was created by Glyn Jones and ran from 1965 until 2003. Its various anchors eventually became household names, Raymond Baxter being one of the first. He presented the programme from 1965 until 1977. During the Second World War he had been a Spitfire pilot and worked for the Forces Broadcasting in Cairo. He was born on 25 January 1922 and died on 15 September 2006.

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