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

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 03:59:56 BST 2012


I added a few.  Will add more later.

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:20 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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