[Talk-ca] What Google Copying?

Sam Dyck samueldyck at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 01:20:59 GMT 2010


Found another example near Valemount, BC, where NRN has a road called
Blackman Road (east of a certain road) and Lheureux (west of certain road).
Bing has called the road Chevreux. vreimer got it correct, meaning he's not
copying Bing either. It's all so mysterious....

Adam

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Sam Dyck <samueldyck at gmail.com> wrote:

> So I found a subdivision which most certainly does not exist, and may well
> never exist in Google here<http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=8+Neptune+Bay&sll=49.918003,-97.039597&sspn=0.009243,0.01929&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=8+Neptune+Bay,+Winnipeg,+Division+No.+11,+Manitoba&ll=49.847205,-97.168794&spn=0.004628,0.009645&t=h&z=17>.
> The streets are not on Yahoo, Bing, OSM or NRN. The land the streets occupy
> is owned by Manitoba Hydro and has to high voltage lines that pass through
> it towards the Taylor and Scotland Yard Stations and Downtown Winnipeg  (
> OSM<http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=49.85185&lon=-97.1602&zoom=15&layers=B000FTF>)
> and while development is planned nearby, I believe this land is off limits
> for obvious reasons. This would suggest to me that vreimer either lives in
> Winnipeg and knows Google is wrong, or doesn't get data from Google (which
> previous posts also suggested).
>
> Sam
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