[talk-au] Routing "islands"

Alex Sims alex at softgrow.com
Fri Oct 12 08:17:48 BST 2012


On 12/10/2012 4:40 PM, Ben Kelley wrote:
> I noticed this the other day: Geofabrik Tools has a Routing layer that 
> highlights "islands".
>
> Islands are ways that you cannot route to, and generally point to a 
> problem somewhere.
>
> The routing layer only seems to apply to Europe, and puts hashing over 
> the rest of the world, although the pink "Islands" overlay does work 
> for Australia.
>
> e.g. See this section of Sydney:
>
> http://tools.geofabrik.de/osmi/?view=routing&lon=151.08138&lat=-33.86157&zoom=15
Ben,

That's quite a useful find. There seem to be all sorts of "extras" in 
the OSMI tools in that more works than the documentation or the provided 
interfaces suggest.

Alex



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