[Talk-us] South Carolina & North Carolina border shifting to the South

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 05:37:04 GMT 2012

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 8:35 PM, James Mast <rickmastfan67 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I just saw this mentioned on MSNBC and thought I would let everybody know
> about this since we would have to adjust the border in the future when it
> becomes official.  It seems that North Carolina will gain 150 feet of
> current South Carolina.  This will mostly cause problems in the Charlotte
> area.
> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46832892/ns/us_news-life/

This is a fascinating lesson about "authoritative" data if you ask me :)

For OSM, I'm not sure it will make a whole lot of difference. Pretty
sure the source our state borders were imported from was off by more
than 150 feet in most places anyway... Maybe it's better in urban
areas I guess.


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