[Talk-us] The Greening of Georgia
tbook at libero.it
Wed Feb 25 14:42:15 GMT 2009
Trunk roads are major roads which are not necessarily limited access.
Generally, they are divided roads with higher speed limits and some
direct access. They would tend to fall between motorways and primary
roads in importance.
Adam Schreiber wrote:
> Also, what's with the trunk roads? Trunk is supposed to be
> hierarchically above motorway, which is what interstates are tagged
> with and trunk is being applied to limited access US Hwy's?
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 8:59 AM, Theodore Book <tbook at libero.it> wrote:
>> Yes, It is USGS Landuse / Land Cover data. It is 1:100k or 1:250k
>> resolution, and also slightly dated. I find it to be pretty good
>> through zoom 14 or so, (see for example:
>> but there is some offset, especially around the Atlanta area, that will
>> take some manual correction.
>> Adam Schreiber wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Adam Schreiber <sadam at clemson.edu> wrote:
>>>>> Has anyone else noticed some kind of import of park/forest data for
>>>>> Georgia going on? Does anyone know that source of the data?
>>>> Looks like OSM user "Liber" is uploading it.
>>>> We need to be careful when uploading data like this that is very low
>>>> resolution. As you zoom in closer, you can see that it loses meaning around
>>>> zoom 9, which means it was probably a 1:1M or so resolution. Usually my
>>>> cutoff is at 1:24K.
>>> I have sent Liber a message via the website. Hopefully, we'll find
>>> out what's going on.
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