[Talk-us] Great Lakes Boundaries

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 22:51:37 UTC 2015


It seems to be missing a natural=coastline tag.  I assuming we are treating
islands in the Great Lakes like islands in the sea. Could someone confirm?
I also noticed that part of a natural=wetland polygon is in the lake.


On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 1:18 PM, Jim McAndrew <jim at loc8.us> wrote:

> Mike,
> That's the issue! I know there's some weird stuff going on with the great
> lakes either being coastlines or giant lakes. I don't have any experience
> working on something that large in OSM. We are using OSM data for an NPS
> map, and Isle Royale is a NPS unit, so I'd like to try to get it to look
> as correct as possible.
> --
> Jim
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 1:13 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Jim,
>> Are you referring to how Isle Royale "spills" into Lake Superior?  Might
>> it be a broken relation rather than a tagging issue?
>> Mike
>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 12:57 PM, Jim McAndrew <jim at loc8.us> wrote:
>>> I've been noticing some weird tile issues around the Great Lakes.
>>> What is the best way to tag these islands so they render properly?
>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=13/47.9399/-88.8770
>>> I suppose the lake might be frozen right now, so maybe it is correct :).
>>> Thanks!
>>> --
>>> Jim
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