[Talk-us] [Imports] Import of Lakes from water.usgs.gov
ian.dees at gmail.com
Sat Dec 12 15:17:43 GMT 2009
On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 8:19 AM, jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com <
jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Instead of importing lots of data, I have imported only one lake for
> your review and approval.
> I have documented it here :
> Water files, Bull Shoals Lake, Norfork lake
> I have been looking for the shape files for the Bull Shoals Lake, and
> Norfork lake in Arkansas.
> It is mentioned here :
> "The following water bodies were included in the NHD and staff edited
> the polygons with GIS software to more accurately depict the water
The current NHD either includes these updates or is higher quality than this
historical stuff that the USGS has. I would recommend working on importing
the NHD rather than other datasets.
Also, lakes should not have a natural=coastline tag, they should be tagged
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