[HOT] http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/641#task/13 - query over interpretation

Andrew Buck andrew.r.buck at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 20:02:11 UTC 2014


Again, I can't see it so don't know what the deal is but most of the mines in that area are quite small. 50 meters would probably be about average.

-AndrewBuck

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> On Sep 15, 2014, at 10:39 AM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:
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> Hi Latte,
> 
> looking at https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/6.323615/-10.756164 the Bing imagery is not very clear but looking both at Bing and Mapbox imagery  I see an area of about 50meters x 50meters maxi. This seems too small to suggest that this is a mine or a quarry.  I would ignore this.
>  
> Pierre 
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> De : Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 at gmail.com>
> À : Andrew Buck <andrew.r.buck at gmail.com> 
> Cc : latte <latte_oz at yahoo.com.au>; "HOT at openstreetmap.org" <hot at openstreetmap.org> 
> Envoyé le : Lundi 15 septembre 2014 10h42
> Objet : Re: [HOT] http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/641#task/13 - query over	interpretation
> 
> It looks a bit like mine, but I think they're abandoned. Certainly since it's so close to Monrovia, it must have been found pretty early, and is probably completely empty already.
> 
> It's certainly a lot smaller than other mines I've found (further inland in S-L f.e.). 
> 
> 2014-09-15 15:28 GMT+02:00 Andrew Buck <andrew.r.buck at gmail.com>:
> I don't have a computer in front of me to check what they really are but IF they are mines then the tag for them is landuse=quarry
> 
> -AndrewBuck
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> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On Sep 15, 2014, at 2:15 AM, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi latte,
>> 
>> I'm opening this up to the group as there are people there who have been in the area, and will have more idea than me - I think it's surface mining - sort of 'blood diamond' type thing, but I could very easily be wrong.
>> 
>> I think we're talking about the cluster of fuzzy white shapes to the     right of the square
>> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/641#task/13, or
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/6.323615/-10.756164
>> 
>> Please could someone confirm what they are likely to be, (& how to tag it if it is surface mining of that type- not very clear from the wiki)
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