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Barbara Bond spent her career as a map researcher in the Ministry of Defence, eventually becoming the senior civilian Director and Deputy Chief Executive. She is a Fellow and past-Council member of the Royal Geographical Society, and a past-President of the British Cartographic Society. She was Chair of the International Hydrographic Organization's Antarctic Commission from 1992-97 and is the former Pro-Chancellor of Plymouth University.
A history of MI9's efforts in providing secret mapping during WWII. These maps, often printed on silk, were produced for pilots, the SOE and for smuggling to prisoners as an escape aid. It is one of those stories that has fallen between the cracks of secrecy and bad filing, only now, thanks to the investigative work of Barbara Bond are we able to see something like the full story of this race to beat the Germans. ~ Sue Baker Like for Like Reading Mapping the Second World War: The History of the War through Maps from 1939-1945, Peter Chasseaud Most Secret War, R V Jones
Chicago and its surroundings offer hikers a rich variety of hiking options, including rugged trails, large forest preserves, and looping rivers. Because of the unique scenery around the city, hiking in Chicago is more than just a trek around town. In Moon Take a Hike Chicago , dedicated outdoor explorer Barbara I. Bond shows you the best hikes in and around Chicago,all within two hours of the city. With details on public transportation options and clear directions on how to reach the trailhead, Bond has all the bases covered. Suggested lists of hikes include:Best for Hiking with ChildrenBest Urban HikesBest Wildflower HikesBest for History LoversBest Bird-Watching HikesBest Geology HikesLet Moon show you all the worthwhile hikes, from short, flat routes suitable for families to day-long, steep treks for more advanced hikers. Each hike profile contains practical information including point-by-point trail navigation, contact information, facilities, fees, parking instructions, and an easy-to-use map for each trail. From East Indiana and the southwest tip of Michigan through Starved Rock State Park and up into Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine State Forest, your trip begins with Moon Take a Hike Chicago.
Portland and its surroundings are home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the West - it is a hiker's paradise. Because of the abundance of unrivaled scenery around the city, hiking in Portland is more than just a trek around the town. Outdoor expert and Portlandite Barbara I. Bond shows you the best hikes in and around Portland. All hikes within the guide take less than 2 hours to reach by car, with details on public transportation options and clear directions on how to reach the trailhead. Theresa has compiled lists of her favourite hikes including:Best For Hiking With ChildrenBest Waterfall HikesBest Wildflower HikesBest Bird Watching HikesBest Butt-KickersBest ViewsLet Barbara show you all the worthwhile hikes, from short, flat routes suitable for families to day-long, steep treks for more advanced hikes. Each hike profile contains practical information including point-by-point trail navigation, contact information, facilities, fees, parking instructions, and an easy-to-use map for each trail. From the 70-miles of trails in Forest Park, through the alpine meadows of the Cascades, up to the highest peak of Mt. Hood, your trip begins with Moon Take a Hike Portland.