[Talk-GB] invisible

Tom Chance tom at acrewoods.net
Tue Jan 18 10:15:54 GMT 2011


Graham,

Nice power map! Does it take account of the new, more powerful tagging
schema?
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:power%3Dgenerator

Also, you might like this:
http://tomchance.dev.openstreetmap.org/kml/power_uk.kml

You can pop it into Google Maps or Harry's KML viewer, though the dev server
is often totally overloaded so you might not be able to access it:
http://funmap.co.uk/cloudmade-examples/kml-displayer.php

Best wishes,
Tom


On 17 January 2011 23:21, Graham Jones <grahamjones139 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Chris,
> I don't know one about waterways, but for walking routes it is worth
> looking at Lonvia's hiking map (http://osm.lonvia.de/world_hiking.html) -
> I use this one.
>
> I have had a bit of a go at learning how to create overlays for other
> things - I started with supermarkets (http://maps.webhop.net/supermarkets),
> and power stations (http://maps.webhop.net/power).   There is another one
> (http://maps.webhop.net/topo/) that combines a few overlays and some
> contours.   It would be very easy to convert these to generate waterways
> overlays if you want to - I think they have an 'about' page.
>
> Note that these are served off my computer at home, so they load rather
> slowly - the upload speed on my broadband connection is not very good!
>
> For point data rather than images, it might be worth doing it a different
> way and using javascript to plot the points, but these simple images seem to
> work - they just take up a lot of disk space if you render them to high zoom
> levels.
>
> Let me know if you need any help.
>
> Graham.
>
> On 17 January 2011 23:05, Chris Moss <moschris at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm interested in the GB waterways and it seems there's quite a bit of
>> work done but it's totally invisible. Is anyone working on a layer like the
>> cycle map, which leaps out from the overlays as the only minority interest
>> yet developed?
>>
>> It's not the only layer I'd like to see. What about walking paths,
>> railways, contours,  points of interest, postcode areas, administrative
>> boundaries, constituencies, bus routes, etc., etc.
>>
>> Shouldn't maps allow you to concentrate on whatever you're interested in?
>> Can someone please explain to me how or if this can be done with
>> openstreetmap?
>>
>> Chris
>>
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