[Talk-us] Potential Datasources - National Parks/Forest trails/roads/streams/rivers
tyler.ritchie at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 23:18:34 BST 2009
As a follow up question: Is there a preferred method for tagging nodes with
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Tyler <tyler.ritchie at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are sparse trail maps for the Olympics in Washington state both the
> National Parks Service and National Forest Service have data available. The
> national park has an older but still mostly accurate trail data available
> http://www.onrc.washington.edu/clearinghouse/metadata/onp/onp_trails.htm I've
> already converted it to osm and am chomping at the bit to get it uploaded, I
> just don't want to step on any toes.
> To the potential data sources
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Potential_Datasources#US_National_Park_Service I've
> also added the NPS data clearing house link
> http://www.nps.gov/gis/data_info/ people would need to check to see that
> the data is NPS (or US Government) created--and thus public domain--but most
> of it is.
> Further, I would like to propose the creation of US-NPS and US-NFS import
> pages on the wiki that can be used to reference individual imports of the
> form US-NPS-OLYM (the feds use a pretty standard abbreviation for the
> different parks) and appended with _trails _roads _streams etc. of the
> general form (_shortname)
> Altnernatively creating a US-GOV import page and including data imported
> from all of the different agencies.
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