[Talk-us] Counties Data Import

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Fri May 9 16:58:11 BST 2008


Ian Dees wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> While I was trying to figure out how to divide the massive NHD dataset 
> into more management pieces, I found a county boundary dataset and 
> converted it to OSM.
> 
> I uploaded Wisconsin and Minnesota county boundaries and submit them for 
> your review. One minor issue:
> 
> http://tah.openstreetmap.org/Browse/?x=1036&y=1489&z=12&layer=tile 
> <http://tah.openstreetmap.org/Browse/?x=1036&y=1489&z=12&layer=tile>
> ... shows that each county is a separate, closed way in OSM. This means 
> that at most boundaries, the dashed lines that are used to render 
> political boundaries are overlapping and look odd.

I don't see a problem with this.  I already had done Portage County, WI 
(and its townships) manually though...





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