[OSM-dev] Cutting the planet into tiles

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Fri Dec 5 17:22:30 GMT 2008

2008/12/5 Doru Julian Bugariu <j.bugariu at wad.org>:
> Frederik Ramm schrieb:
>> But then again, at 1x1 degree, unless we're talking Santa Claus land, a
>> way that spans more than 4 tiles would have to be tens of miles long.
> Or a roundabout at a tile "junction" ;-)

That would be at most 4 tiles at "normal" latitudes.
If it was at the north/south pole, it could span 360 tiles fairly easily.


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