[talk-au] Why not to change coastlines automatically to ABS data.

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 08:31:46 BST 2009

2009/10/5 Ross Scanlon <info at 4x4falcon.com>:
> Just noticed this:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-20.34647&lon=148.95263&zoom=16&layers=B000FTF
> If you then go to edit and zoom in you find:
> Two restaurants that are now in the ocean.
> The airport road now in the ocean, this is a surveyed road and runs along the foreshore.
> The dam next to the airport overlapping the ocean.
> The marina disappeared totally. It's the area with the three ferry tracks going into it.
> So PLEASE look at the sat photos and already entered data before you go removing the coastline and using the ABS data automatically as the coastline.

That would be my mistake, I thought I had moved the ABS boundary to be
in line with the coast line I didn't quite succeed it would seem, also
in Qld the property boundary data is useful here too.

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