[Talk-us] US Hydrographic Data

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Fri May 2 20:21:47 BST 2008


The NHD viewer (http://nhdgeo.usgs.gov/viewer.htm) shows areas for rivers
that are "big enough" (I see areas for the Mississippi, for example).

I haven't tried converting an area that has such a river yet, but I'll bet
the script handles it.

On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Adam Schreiber <sadam at clemson.edu> wrote:

> Is there a reason the NHD treats rivers as linear features instead of
> areas?  Is area data present for the river banks that isn't being
> converted yet?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Adam
>
> On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Tiles at Home is starting to show the data I uploaded yesterday:
> >
> > http://tah.openstreetmap.org/Browse/?x=1971&y=2935&z=13&layer=tile
> >
> > It looks like the water bodies aren't given "name" tags.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 2:17 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I'm 80 minutes away from finishing an import in this area:
> > >
> > > http://tah.openstreetmap.org/Browse/?x=245&y=367&z=10&layer=tile
> > >
> > > I'll probably have to "fill in the holes" for islands and maybe slice
> up
> > the extra-long ways (both are TODOs on Matthew's python script I think).
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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