[talk-ph] natural=peak GNS upload complete

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 02:39:54 GMT 2009


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:43 AM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks again Mike!
>
> It's in osmarender already:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=14.6908&lon=121.2283&zoom=14&layers=0B00FTF
>
> I'm thinking of ways to properly move the points to the approximate
> location, here's the plan (warning GIS terms below):
>
> Using the SRTM DEM, calculate morphometric features: peaks, ridges,
> passes, channels, pits and planes.  Overlay this map in JOSM via wms
> plugin.  Move points to the calculated peak.
>
> I don't know how long this should take me though.  In the absence of
> mapped trails, I think mountain peaks are excellent navigation aids
> for hikers.  Although one thing I've learned working with local upland
> farmers and indigenous communities, the name on the topographic map
> (which was the primary source of the GNS) is not necessarily the same
> as what the locals call them.

Just found an easier way ;) In potlatch select the cyclemap layer as a
background map.



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