[Talk-us] Ghost Towns

Hans De Kryger hans.dekryger13 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 06:50:15 UTC 2014


*Regards,*

*Hans*

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 6:21 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> wrote:

>
> 2014-11-14 21:44 GMT+01:00 tshrub <my-email-confirmation at online.de>:
>
>> Am 14.11.2014 19:15, schrieb Jack Burke:
>>
>>> What about submerged ones? Do we bother with those?
>>>
>> if we stumble over them, why not
>>
>> and it sounds for my as if those
>> towns are still structures of reality
>>
>
>
> yes, another example is this one in Tuscany, It, which is normally
> submerged in a lake, but will come to light every 10 years or so when the
> lake is dried out for maintenance of the dam:
> http://rete.comuni-italiani.it/foto/2009/61975
>
>  ​That is awesome! Thanks for sharing Martin!​
​ ​

Situations like this:
> http://www.gruene-bundestag.de/typo3temp/pics/e6d0cd2a32.jpg
>  are very different, in that nothing of the original landscape (or
> village) remains (this is open pit mining of lignite in Saxony, Germany, or
> more precisely a place called "Heuersdorf" close to the mine "Vereinigtes
> Schleenhain" pic taken 09-02-2009). Another image here:
> http://www.fotocommunity.de/pc/pc/display/17845958
>
> The latter example shouldn't probably be mapped in OSM, as there is
> literally nothing left now, while the former is still there, it is simply
> degraded by the water and not visible most of the time due to the lake.
>
> cheers,
> Martin
>
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