[HOT] Samoa Simulation

Jean-Guilhem Cailton jgc at arkemie.com
Sat Dec 3 15:40:39 GMT 2011


A Samoa road layer, from 1999 aerial photos, from the Samoa Ministry of
Natural Resources and Environment, was made available though Dave Leng,
Kate and Pierre B.

This information is only to be used for the simulation.

Thus, it cannot be imported into OSM, or copied.

It should however be possible to use it, for example, for adjusting the
offset of satellite imagery (it seems to fit pretty well with the
existing OSM data), before tracing from the imagery.

You can view this layer (as an overlay) on :

Note that the file is relatively large for OpenLayers online rendering
(6.3 MB), so it is advised to  zoom in as much as possible first, before
toggling this layer on. Otherwise you might bring your browser to a
crawl. Then you can zoom out if you want.

The data file itself is available as

It was converted from .kml to .osm with ogr2osm [1], for example, to be
viewed as an overview layer in JOSM. A resulting file is at

Best wishes,


[1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Ogr2osm

gpg 0x5939EAE2

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