[Talk-us] Lot boundaries

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 00:25:21 BST 2009


On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net> wrote:

> I noticed that when Google rev'd their maps, they also magically got lot
> lines when you zoom in.
>
> http://maps.google.com/?ll=44.952442,-123.027169&spn=0.001619,0.002044&z=19
>
> Would using those kind of data be better than using the TIGER data for
> addressing?  Any idea how Google got those data?


Last I heard, they went and talked to municipalities across the country and
gave away Google Earth Pro licenses in return for all the data the
municipality had.

See comments to this:
http://www.spatiallyadjusted.com/2009/10/12/the-old-google-mind-trick/
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