[Talk-ca] Aboriginal Lands
tyler at egunn.com
Thu Feb 9 21:38:18 GMT 2012
> It is possible to include Aboriginal Lands in the next release of
> Canvec.osm. However, I'm trying to find a consensus in the community
> concerning the tags/values to use?
> I've found some links to…
> - boundary=administrative; admin_level =aboriginal_land
> - boundary=administrative; admin_level =2 to 4
> - boundary=protected_area; protect_class=24
I'm curious how this information would be represented given the
distribution of CanVec data in a tiled format? Given that
administrative boundaries tend to span larger areas, I don't know if
it would make sense to split these at tile boundaries. Were you
thinking to provide these boundaries in a separate file of sorts?
How these boundaries are represented should perhaps be driven from
where they fit into the overall picture in terms of how Canada is
When I think of things like the country, provinces, territories,
cities/towns/etc, these all fit nicely into the
boundary=administrative and admin_level hierarchy.
We have separate boundary types for provincial parks, national parks,
etc, and I'd probably interpret the aboriginal lands the same way.
So I think its entirely reasonable to represent these as:
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