Britain's Royal Navy in the First World War - animated

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Fascinating stuff when you play the video.

Guardian website 1 Oct 2012 said:
Imagine the data you'd get from recording the original Captain's logs from every Royal Naval vessel from the First World War: location, temperature and time providing a unique record of climate change. The excellent Old Weather has been crowdsourcing every one of those log books - and the result, created by Simon Tokumine using CartoDB, is a fascinating insight into the British Empire at war - albeit of the records which have survived.

Old Weather has moved onto US ships in the Arctic now - see how they're doing here
 

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