[OSM-dev] Russia bounding box

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Aug 17 12:28:26 BST 2011

On 17/08/11 12:18, Adrian Chapela wrote:

> I am looking for Russia bbox.
> Searching in google I have found that bbox of Russia is:  NE 81.856903,
> -168.997849 SW 41.185902, 19.638861
> (http://isithackday.com/geoplanet-explorer/index.php?woeid=23424936).
> The problem is if I try this data bounding box is of some part of USA:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?minlon=19.638861&minlat=41.185902&maxlon=-168.997849
> &maxlat=81.856903&box=yes
> I have modified this bbox to this one:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?minlon=19.638861&minlat=41.185902&maxlon=190.997849&maxlat=81.956903&box=yes

The problem, as you seem to have worked out, is that it spans the 
international date line, and that seems to be confusing something in 
OpenLayers when it draws the box.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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