[Talk-GB] [OSM-talk] British Antarctic Territories

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 14:06:27 BST 2011



>-----Original Message-----
>From: juliocostaz at gmail.com [mailto:juliocostaz at gmail.com] On Behalf Of
>Julio Costa Zambelli
>Sent: 26 September 2011 1:56 PM
>To: Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org; talk-gb at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] British Antarctic Territories
>Dear Andy,
>A _relatively_ unmapped area. The Villa Las Estrellas (Post Office, School,
>Library, Hospital, Bank, the Russian Ortodox Church, etc.), the Base
>Eduardo Frei Montalva, and the Aeródromo Teniente Rodolfo Marsh (runway,
>apron, and VOR beacon), all in the Isla Rey Jorge (King George Island) have
>been mapped for a couple of years (Jul/2009):
>Also the user "Blazejos" has been mapping the Arctowski (Polish) Base for
>some time: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-62.18318&lon=-
>Best Regards,
>Julio Costa Zambelli
>OpenStreetMap Chile
>julio.costa at openstreetmap.cl
>Cel: +56(9)89981083
>Postal: Casilla 9002, Correo 3, Viña del Mar, Chile
>On 26 September 2011 07:57, Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
><ajrlists at gmail.com> wrote:
>	An unmapped area in OSM currently is the Antarctic Peninsular south
>	Argentina. Thanks to the National Library of Australia I have a
>	mostly out of copyright (or nearly so) British Ordnance Survey Maps
>for the
>	British Antarctic Territories . The full list of them can be found
>	http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:OS_Misc_maps.pdf
>	An example for Deception Island:
>	http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:OS_DeceptionIsland1960.pn
>	If anyone is interested in this area let me know and I'll include
>	the maps scanned when I'm done others.
>	Most of the maps will have limited positional accuracy because the
>	was mostly done by various Antarctic survey traverses, they do
>however have
>	plenty of place/natural feature names that will be useful. Place
>	should be those as agreed by the Antarctic Place-names Committee
>	Cheers
>	Andy
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