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A national online project has reached a major milestone. The Geograph Project now comprises over three million photographs of Great Britain, Ireland and the Isle of Man:

From the most northerly point of Shetland to the Scilly Isles and the far southwest of Ireland the site has photographs covering over 80% of the kilometre map squares in between – the work of more than 11,000 volunteer photographers since 2005.

Contributor Thomas Nugent from Inverkip near Glasgow said "I enjoy browsing other people's portfolios. Mountains, canals, fire stations, railways, suburban streets and lots more besides are represented". For many members Geograph is a way of life; they rarely leave home without a camera. "Whether it's a walk to the...

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