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At two o'clock in the morning on 19th July 2004, 36 Young Explorers, with nine Leaders arrived at their camp site in the shadow of Longido some one hundred kilometres to the east of Ol Doinyo Lengai. 

These Young Explorers were a BES expedition who would walk across the savannah on the floor of the Rift Valley to Ol Doinyo Lengai then climb its steep flanks before trekking across the Crater Highlands to mankind's birthplace at Oldupai Gorge on the edge of the Serengeti plains.

This was a five week BES expedition to the Gregory Rift in northern Tanzania.  On returning from Tanzania a 'blog' site was set up by Hugh Anderson to make the 'science' carried during the expedition available to anyone interested in the material, and to provide a site where members of the expedition could tell their story.  This 'blog' was no longer evolving so this new site has been created by Hugh Anderson to replace it.

A potted history of Hugh's career was published in Geomatics World on his retirement from Leica Geosytems.

This site is continually evolving with Photographs and Panoramas added from time to time and information on creating your own panoramas.

One evolution of the site is to include links and information on projects in the area visited by the Young Explorers in 2004 in Northern Tanzania around the Arusha area.  These are projects local to the area, which are helping the people in the region to find their way out of poverty as epitomised by the School of St Jude's motto "Fighting Poverty Through Education".  The projects are always looking for Volunteers and Sponsors to progress their work and you can find more information by visiting  my Tanzania page.

This site also contains a section on Photographic Intersection, the low cost method of using photographs to accurately measure and record points in three dimensions.

The site has continued to grow with information added about the Ancient Technology Centre in Cranborne, Dorset, and The Church of St Mary in Easton Neston, Northamptonshire. 

There is no connection between BSES expedition to Tanzania in 2004, The Church of St Mary in Easton Neston and the Ancient Technology Centre in Cranborne other than they all involve me and share the same site as the material posted here is generated by me.

This site contains photographs, many taken during the expedition.  These images have been kept to a low resolution so as to be small in size for speed of loading over the Internet.  If you wish to use these low resolution images directly from this site you are free to do so provided copyright is acknowledged to Hugh Anderson and the site address, www.Hugh360.co.uk, quoted as the source of the images.

These images are available at much higher resolution than as displayed on this site. 

If you wish to make use of these higher resolution images please use the Contact Form on the hugh360.co.uk About page to contact me

Please provide as much information as possible about the intended use of such images as I will probably be willing to provide them at no cost if the use suggests this is the best way to proceed.

Please respect the information on this site, which is posted in good faith.

Please use the Contact Form on the hugh360.co.uk About page to contact me.

Visit Tanzania as a Volunteer or sponsor projects in the region  

Sponsor local projects in Tanzania, Ethiopia and Kenya,
or visit as a Volunteer


Projects in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania are helping the local communities to escape from poverty as epitomised by the School of St Judes motto "Fighting poverty through education".

You can help in country or from home knowing where your money, time and effort is going.

Please visit my East Africa page to find out more.

Hugh Anderson: a 360 view of retirement   Hugh Anderson: a 360 view of retirement

Tribute published in Geomatics World May / June 2012 on the occasion of retirement after 23 years with Leica Geosystems.

Seeing Life through a Different Lens by Victoria Knight  

Seeing Life through a Different Lens by Victoria Knight


Tribute published in the Hexagon "Together" magazine, Issue 2 2012 (December 2012).

Leica Geosystems is one of the many companies under the Hexagon umbrella.




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