[Talk-us] NOAA Composite Shoreline

Josh Doe josh at joshdoe.com
Wed Jul 13 20:07:48 BST 2011


On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>wrote:

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> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Josh Doe <josh at joshdoe.com> wrote:
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>> Has anyone looked at the NOAA Composite Shoreline? It seems to have much
>> better accuracy (as in orders of magnitude better) than the PGS shoreline
>> that was imported, at least for the small portion I checked in Virginia.
>> Unless there are better sources, I'll probably use this to fixup Virginia's
>> coast piece by piece in JOSM at some point.
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> Can you point me to the NOAA Composite Shoreline?
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Oops, forgot a link:
http://shoreline.noaa.gov/data/datasheets/composite.html

It's available as a single 200MB shapefile:
http://shoreline.noaa.gov/data/datasheets/noaa_composite.zip

All the other federal government shoreline datasets are listed here:
http://shoreline.noaa.gov/index.html

-Josh
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