[Talk-us] Cemeteries in OSM?

Elliott Plack elliott.plack at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 15:08:07 UTC 2013


Here is a surreal example in Berlin. Not exactly a cemetery, but those
Berliners mapped every single grave in the Berlin Holocaust Memorial, 2,711
of them:

http://osm.org/go/0MbEX20g~--

Pictures of that place:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_to_the_Murdered_Jews_of_Europe

Note: want to crash/cripple your favorite OSM editor? Edit that area.


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Kathleen Danielson <
kathleen.danielson at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is the Congressional Cemetery in DC:
> http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.88099&lon=-76.97739&zoom=17&layers=M The
> MappingDC folks had a mapping party there a year or two ago.
>
> And there's also Arlington National Cemetery, although it doesn't have the
> level of granularity you're talking about:
> http://openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.88013&lon=-77.06823&zoom=16&layers=M
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> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 10:49 AM, Thomas Colson <thomas_colson at nps.gov>wrote:
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>> Are there any examples of detailed cemetery mapping in OSM? E.g.
>> individual head-stones are mapped with interred information. *Is this
>> even an appropriate use of OSM?* I have a cemetery mapping  project with
>> LOTS of good data, pondering the best way to publish it….****
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