[Talk-us] USFS Wilderness data, import with a "lenient transformation?"

stevea steveaOSM at softworkers.com
Thu Feb 21 23:20:00 UTC 2013

Gregory Arenius writes:

>Have you tried using a different program, such as QGIS or ArcGIS, to 
>transform to WGS84 and then translate to OSM?

Hello Gregory:

Yes, please see my previous reply to John Novak; I am now in the 
process of something similar using ogr2ogr.

>Do you have a link you could send me for the .shp you're looking at?

Yes, it is http://fsgeodata.fs.fed.us/vector/lsrs.php and I chose 
"Wilderness" under "Shapefile format" then unzipped this to get the 
23 MB of shapefile data.


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