[Imports] Antarctica coastline/shelf-ice import

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Mar 6 02:09:03 UTC 2013

> From: Jochen Topf [mailto:jochen at remote.org]
> Subject: [Imports] Antarctica coastline/shelf-ice import
> Hi!
> The Antarctica coastline currently existing in OSM was imported years
> ago from rather bad and outdated data. And the huge shelf-ice areas are
> mostly missing.
> There is much better data available that can be used to replace the old
> data.
> Christoph Hormann and I are planning an import that will improve this
> situation greatly.

Part of the reason for the problems is that the redaction took out some
islands. Also, we found some islands from badly licensed data that had to

How are you going to handle the coastline at the 180 degree boundary?

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