[talk-ph] Wiki Loves Monuments needs some mapping help

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 18:20:01 BST 2012


By the way, as a test, I've started adding some coordinates obtained
from OSM. Check out some of the sites in Baguio and Ilocos Norte in
the list.


On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:01 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I have created a public spreadsheet for the WLM sites:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtokxpcNebAxdGJSMFRqX3F5Q3pZd2JpTGxJYThlOGc
>
> It seems crowdsourcing this task is the way to go and using the usual
> geo-research methodologies (OSM, Google, Panoramio, Wikimapia,
> WaypointsDotPH, etc.)
>
> Eugene
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 8:15 PM, Ed Garcia <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nice! That's a very good tip.  Thanks Jim
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Jim Morgan <jim at datalude.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Ed Garcia wrote, On Tuesday, 10 April, 2012 02:37 PM:
>>> > Anyway, I have been locating many of these sites lately by using
>>> > combined panoramio, google earth, wikimapia.  Latest ones are some POIs in
>>> > Cagayan Valley.  Most often, I see some of these monuments tagged in
>>> > panoramio photos that are linked to GE.
>>>
>>> Google Maps (not Earth) has a feature where you can right click on any
>>> point on the map, and select "What's Here?". That puts a large green arrow
>>> on the map. If you then click on the arrow it will pop up the co-ordinates
>>> (in decimal as well as degrees, minutes, seconds). Thought that was quite
>>> handy. And also, as you're placing the arrow yourself, then you're not
>>> stealing any info from the Google database, so I imagine you can use this
>>> information unrestricted.
>>>
>>> Jim
>>>
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