[HOT] New SPOT imagery over Ivory Coast

Frédéric Bonifas fredericbonifas at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 09:11:45 GMT 2011


After two aerial images over Abidjan, SPOT has released a new image
for Openstreetmap in Ivory Coast. It covers the border area with
Liberia, as many internal displaced people are moving there according
to reports. Quality is very decent and it is easy to trace is a not
too dense area.
This image is also an application case for French students trained by
Nicolas Chavent on OSM/HOT, which have already done a great job of
tracing/village naming. I will let him tell more about that.

Tracing is allowed in JOSM and Merkaartor but not Potlatch. The source
tag is "2009 Cnes / Spot Image"

The WMS URL for use in JOSM is :

More details are on the wiki :


Frédéric Bonifas
+33672652807 skype:fredericbonifas

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