[Talk-GB] Incorrect use of OS VectorMap District when mapping?

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 11:32:06 GMT 2011

Henry Gomersall [mailto:heng at cantab.net] wrote:
>Sent: 10 February 2011 11:07 AM
>To: Peter Miller
>Cc: Talk GB
>Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Incorrect use of OS VectorMap District when mapping?
>On Thu, 2011-02-10 at 10:30 +0000, Peter Miller wrote:
>> On reflection possibly we should use river-bank as that has more
>> information in it, but recommend that anyone importing does a 'bridge
>> cleanup' at the same time.
>This is an area I'm actually really interested in (for rural rivers) and
keen to
>contribute. So far I've been put off by exactly this problem. Is a
>approach to use the OS data for river edges and then fill in the gaps
>etc) with OSM data?


If the OS vector data is only assumed to be the banks and the additional
data for flow direction, bridges and other features are added from
survey/BING etc then we should end up with a very functional dataset.


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