[Talk-ca] Mapping Party: Blairmore, Canada. August 23rd.

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 01:11:00 BST 2008


On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 5:02 PM,  <simon at mungewell.org> wrote:
> Hello all,
> We are planning a mapping party for Saturday 23rd August (and possibly
> somewhere else on the Sunday).
>
> We shall meet at the Stone's Throw Cafe
> (http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=49.607806&mlon=-114.437315&zoom=16),
> Blairmore from 9.30am. There will be an introduction to OpenStreetMap
> followed by a small tutorial on collecting data using GPS'es/digital
> cameras, uploading it to the internet and creating a map.
>
> There will be a couple of experienced mappers on hand to help out, we're
> hoping that a few locals will join us to find out more about the project
> and help us complete the mapping of Blairmore (and surrounding areas time
> permitting).
>
> After lunch we'll collate the data which we have collected and add this
> the the OSM map. If people already have GPS tracks of their favorite hikes
> or trails and would like to contribute them the project, they can bring
> them on their GPS'es (with cables please) or on CD/disk and we'll show
> them how to upload/process them.
>
> Bring a GPS/Digital Camera (if you have them), or simply just a pen and
> paper.

Geez, you can get mappers out to an event in the middle of nowhere and
the bigger cities struggle. I envy you. Have fun, wish I could join.

Corey




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