[Talk-us] NHD import

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Mon Apr 9 07:00:01 BST 2012

On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 10:39 PM, Martijn van Exel <mvexel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Remapping in CA, I come across some weird stuff.
> Here's some NHD 'data':
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?**lat=35.17764&lon=-119.12641&**zoom=16<http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=35.17764&lon=-119.12641&zoom=16>
> Either the aerial imagery is way off here, or this is just bad data.
> If it is, I presume that there has been a review of this data before
> import, this is the exception, and the vast majority of imported NHD
> objects actually do represent reality. I hope.
> --
> Martijn van Exel

Are you talking about the water - lakes and ponds?  From reading  nmixter's
diary, he/she has posted comments about mapping farms.  One comment
suggested taking the import to the talk-us mailing list. BTW - I did just
drive through some farm land in Western Washington.  Farmers had dug
temporary canals to help drain (or so I assumed) the water from the field
so they could plant.  I probably wouldn't map it unless they were

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