[Talk-us] NHD Imports

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Sun Oct 28 01:40:05 GMT 2012

On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Russ Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com> wrote:

> Mike N writes:
>  >    For your case, since you are comparing it against existing data and
>  > Bing imagery and possible consultation with Topo maps, it is entirely
>  > appropriate to use NHD data.  In effect, because of your interest, you
>  > are the active mapper in the area, even though it is not all ground
> surveys.
> I would like to have every stream in the U.S. available as a .osm
> file. So, say, I am running along some road or railroad, and I see a
> stream that doesn't exist in OSM yet. Rather than doing the
> clicky-click myself, it would be great if I could load up the NHD
> version of that stream. I could compare it against the aerial photos,
> and the data already in OSM, and decide for myself if I want to use
> that or do the clicky click.

Having the NHD as a layer like the TIGER data would be nice.

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