[OSM-talk] Google Maps - OSM comparison

OJ W ojwlists at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 13 18:46:43 GMT 2008


Using this place as the capital of UK is probably misleading too:

https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/East_London,_Eastern_Cape



On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 5:27 PM, OJ W <ojwlists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> There seems to be a problem with Douglas (Isle of Man) - in that
> comparison site it's showing Douglas in South Africa:
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> http://lamp2.fhstp.ac.at/~lbz/beispiele/ws2008/capitals/index.php?start=61
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> the Isle of Man one looks much better in OSM than the african one:
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> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=54.1639&lon=-4.4802&zoom=14&layers=B000FTF
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> 2008/11/28 Bernhard Zwischenbrugger <bz at datenkueche.com>:
>> Hi all
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>> I made a comparison Google Maps - OSM for all capitals.
>> http://lamp2.fhstp.ac.at/~lbz/beispiele/ws2008/capitals/index.php
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>> Some cities like Havanna have wrong coordinates. No idea why the namefinder
>> thinks that Havanna in the USA is more important, than Havanna in Cuba.
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>> Bernhard
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