[OSM-dev] USGS VGI Workshop: Worldwide Geographic Names

David Gunn gunn.david at gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 03:34:13 GMT 2010


Hi Apollinaris - At this point, I am referring primarily to GNS data (
http://earth-info.nga.mil/gns/html/index.html). I am very familiar with the
data. Sections of the data are very good and ought to be considered for
import into OSM. Are you familiar with the GNS?

Dave
On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> Also, most of the USGS GNIS names have already been imported (if that's
> what you were talking about).
>
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Apollinaris Schoell <aschoell at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Dave,
>>
>> I have done some imports and may be able to help. Can you describe in more
>> detail what kind of data. POI, ways, area, …
>> What format and license.
>>
>> Apollinaris
>>
>>
>> On 20 Feb 2010, at 9:55 , SteveC wrote:
>>
>> > bouncing to dev...
>> >
>> > On Feb 20, 2010, at 5:53 AM, David Gunn wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi Steve - We met briefly at the USGS VGI Workshop. I work
>> professionally with geographic names collection and standardization. I'd
>> like to volunteer to help add large datasets of standard geographic names to
>> OSM. I have an OSM account, but I haven't contributed anything yet. I need
>> to speak with someone who can answer my questions about entering large
>> datasets. Would you please help me find someone who can answer my questions?
>> It would help if the person were in the US, due to time zones, etc.
>> >>
>> >> I'd greatly appreciate any help you can offer.
>> >>
>> >> Kind regards,
>> >>
>> >> Dave Gunn
>> >
>> > Yours &c.
>> >
>> > Steve
>> >
>> >
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