[Talk-us] What to do with unnamed NHD streams

Michal Migurski mike at teczno.com
Mon Oct 29 07:07:13 GMT 2012

On Oct 29, 2012, at 12:03 AM, Michal Migurski wrote:

>>> Do you have any sample NHD extracts that might be usable for a test
>>> drive?
>> All of NHD can be found at on the USGS FTP site, but you need to compile
>> gdal with 3rd-party toolkits to be able to use them. This is quite often a
>> pain.
>> I clipped out a small part of Kansas I was testing with early, converted it
>> to a set of shapefiles and posted it at
>> http://took.paulnorman.ca/imports/NHDH0202_shp.zip
>> I should note that some information is lost in the shapefile conversion
>> (long field names).
>> For space reasons I dropped the WBD_HU layers. The first step of my
>> converting is to remove them anyways.
> Awesome, downloading!


I can see that the water areas are also represented as centerlines, how would you import these?


michal migurski- mike at stamen.com

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