[HOT] New Bing Imagery in Mali and delimitation of riverbanks

Jaakko Helleranta.com jaakko at helleranta.com
Sun Jun 24 06:57:04 BST 2012

Better use the flood_prone=yes (
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:flood_prone ) than riverbank, no?

Flood_prone already renders with OUSM, too:


On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM, Pierre Béland <infosbelas-gps at yahoo.fr>wrote:

> New highres Bing Imagery is available in Mali, at least around Gao in the
> north part along the Niger river.  This Imagery let us reconsider where to
> trace the Niger riverbanks. This Imagery was taken at high water and in
> many parts we see flooded farmlands.  This brings the question about where
> should we trace the riverbank. If at high water levels, many villages will
> be in the middle of rivers or lakes. For areas like the Niger river, what
> should be the rule?
> Pierre
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