[HOT] Churches, Synagogues and Mosque maps in North African cities
jfulme1 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 18:09:29 GMT 2012
WikiMapia was helpful in showing mosques in Indonesia, maybe they will have
some showing in N Africa as well.
On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 12:50 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> I haven't any experience in North Africa with this. We've been doing
> quite a bit in Indonesia. Mosques are pretty easy to see from decent
> satellite data. Another option would be to create basemaps and
> collect the information from local knowledge, which will be required
> for some of the other types of religious facilities. That is what we
> are doing in Jakarta this month:
> We are collecting other types of facilities as well but the idea is
> for flood evacuation.
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 7:21 PM, robert colombo <robertcolombo at gmail.com>
> > Has anyone any information about maps of locations of religious centers
> > any North African city? Any experience in creating a OSM map with this
> > been developed.
> > in any case i would like to see the possibility of engaging local
> > in Tunis to try to create this registry. Can this be
> done trough Satellite
> > imagery (OSM has sufficient resolution??) . Can minarets
> > be extracted automatically trough Remote sensing analysis?
> > if a methodology is found, this can be a good idea for
> > future developments as religious centers turn to be shelters, mass
> > places, storage and safe heavens...
> > Let me know!
> > --
> > Robert
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