[Talk-ca] [Talk-us] Fwd: shape files of US states and great lakes

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Tue Jul 8 22:52:44 BST 2008


my goal is to make this

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.8&lon=-95.9&zoom=4

look something like this

http://maps.yahoo.com/#mvt=m&lat=39.463135&lon=-93.818625&zoom=5


On 8 Jul 2008, at 14:43, Adam Schreiber wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 5:38 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 8 Jul 2008, at 14:37, Adam Schreiber wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 5:30 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>>>>> I've had a chat with jon who runs the tile server and an interim
>>>>> solution to getting the great lakes and US/CA state borders on the
>>>>> map is if there are Free shapefile(s) somewhere with said stuff on
>>>>> it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Can anyone help?
>>>
>>> The US state borders are all in already.  I don't know a source for
>>> the CA province borders though.
>>
>> the problem as I understand it is that extracting them and rendering
>> them will take a while, and this is a stop gap
>
> I'm not sure it's clear what your goal in this respect is.  The
> borders are already rendered by tiles at home if not by mapnik.
>

Best

Steve





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