[Talk-it] National boundary vs. territorial waters (was: Re: How *NOT* to map)
d.paleino at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 08:13:00 BST 2009
Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> I zoomed out and noticed that the national border along the Mediterranean
> coast of Sicily and the rest of Italy and also France look really bad.
I suppose because we imported the national borders from Italian ISTAT (a
national statistics institute) -- see: "source: Based on ISTAT data - 2001
Maybe we should follow coastlines instead?
> Is there a reason why the border isn't off the coast like it is most
> places, e.g. Spain?
Isn't that defined as "territorial waters", different from national border?
It would be better to have both drawn -- but the territorial waters marked
as boundary=maritime, or the such?
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