[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey
kms at passback.co.uk
Thu Apr 1 14:53:01 BST 2010
On Thu, 2010-04-01 at 12:22 +0100, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> >Does that mean there's nothing at all for countryside users in the OS
> data being released? Or does Meridian have it?
> Sorry to follow up my own post - it would appear not.
> A real shame about the lack of countryside data in this free OS dataset.
> The Meridian data doesn't really contain anything that isn't in OSM
> already, and it's the countryside stuff, particularly things like field
> boundaries and wood outlines, and exact courses of rights of way, that
> would be really valuable.
> Oh well, at least it still means I can continue to spend my time mapping
> the footpaths, I guess.
While not directly of interest to OSM, I think the elevation data could
be quite useful. Does anyone know how it compares to the SRTM data most
people currently use?
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