[Talk-us] US Hydrographic Data

Dave Hansen dave at sr71.net
Wed May 7 18:00:37 BST 2008


On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 10:51 -0500, Ian Dees wrote:
> I was going to modify Matthew's script here:
> 
> http://perrygeo.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/gis-bin/nhd_to_osm.py
> 
> to try and fix the issues that he described in the header:
> 
> - support "holes" in water bodies (islands)
> - tag OSM data with all available NHD data
> - split long ways in the resulting OSM data
> 
> Dave, maybe you could point us to the script you used to import the
> TIGER data? That way we can try and do a similar thing for the NHD
> data?

It was written in ruby.  I inherited most of it from someone else.  I
think ruby sucked. :)

http://sr71.net/~dave/osm/tiger/

-- Dave





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