[OSM-dev] Upcoming change in files on openstreetmapdata.com

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Sun Feb 28 18:56:13 UTC 2016

In the processed coastlines available for download on 
openstreetmapdata.com we are planning a change in the files that could 
affect some data users.

Specifically we intend to move the split polygons in EPSG:4326 
projection from the current dynamic splitting to a regular 1x1 degree 
grid.  I described the reasons for this in more detail here:


The new style files are temporarily available on 


I assume this change will be an improvement for the majority of users 
but if there are data users for whom this might cause problems please 
let us know.

Christoph Hormann

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