[talk-ph] Mapbox Satellite has highres fro PH

ianlopez ian_lopez_1115 at yahoo.com
Thu May 23 12:49:52 UTC 2013

Some observations regarding Mapbox Satellite highres images:

Partial list of areas covered

	1. Quezon: Patnanungan and other nearby islands, Tagkawayan, 
Tiaong, Lucena, Mauban, Tayabas, Atimonan, western and eastern portions of Alabat Island, Cabalete Island

	2. Camarines Norte: Paracale

	3. Camarines Sur: Naga, Caramoan

	4. Albay: Legaspi

	5. Sorsogon: Donsol

	6. Laguna: other areas covered by Bing imagery + Santa Maria, Mabitac, Famy, Sinilioan
	7. Batangas: Lipa, parts of Laiya, Nasugbu, Mabini, Calaca, Talisay

	8. Metro Manila: 100% covered
	9. Bataan: 100% covered
	10. Antique: Seminara, Sibay, SIbato and Caluya islands
	11. Marinduque: Mogpog, Buenavista

	12. Aurora: parts of Baler, Dipaculao, Casiguran

	13. Oriental Mindoro: Puerto Galer, Calapan, Victoria, Bulalacao

Other notes:

	* Some areas (Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Albay, Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, Bataan) are in black and white (a la OrbView-3)
	* Jomalig and Balesin islands (Quezon), Boracay (Aklan), Carabao Island (Romblon), Balesin are not covered

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 From: maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
To: osm-ph <talk-ph at openstreetmap.org> 
Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:42 AM
Subject: [talk-ph] Mapbox Satellite has highres fro PH

Check and browse here: http://www.mapbox.com/tour/#section-satellite
I'm not sure how extensive or is it better than Bing in some areas.

Right now, the satellite tiles are available to paid mapbox users, but
OSM users can use the tiles for tracing:


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