[Talk-us] Whole-US Garmin Map (02-10-2010) update

Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 16:49:32 GMT 2010


On 18 Feb 2010, at 5:36 , Lars Ahlzen wrote:

> Apollinaris Schoell wrote:
>> Anyone knows where to get NED data for large areas? The seamless
>> server is such a pain and it will take forever just for a single
>> state. or we could start a crowd source effort to download and share
>> them.
> 
> They don't exactly advertise it, but USGS will actually take an external hard drive that you provide, fill it with NED data and ship it back to you.
> 
> We're trying to find a place to host this massive data set, though, so hopefully downloading will get a lot easier soon.
> 

thats cool do you have the data already? What about providing it as a set of torrent files? Torrent is the perfect protocol to distribute such a huge set of data. btw how big is it?



> - Lars
> 
> -- 
> Lars Ahlzen
> lars at ahlzen.com





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