[Talk-us] tools for processing old TIGER/Line files?

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Jun 11 01:47:10 UTC 2015


On 6/10/15 8:46 PM, Darrell Fuhriman wrote:
> OGR should be able to. http://www.gdal.org/drv_tiger.html
>
> Keep in mind the 1992 files in particular are very poor quality (which, BTW, shouldn’t be taken as the census doing a poor job, but rather that high-accuracy was not a design criteria for that era. The point was to be good enough for census takers, not for navigation or high accuracy maps).
>
thanks, i hadn't thought to just try it with QGIS, but it loads right up.

as it happens, the thing i was looking for wasn't in TIGER that old,
but it was worth a look.

richard

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