[OSM-talk] NASA WorldWind + OSM

Inge Wallin inge at lysator.liu.se
Thu Feb 5 11:51:14 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 04 February 2009 20:48:54 Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just stumbled across this while browsing through my RSS feeds:
> http://earthissquare.com/2009/02/03/improved-openstreetmap-layer-for-wwjava
> "Not to wait around for someone else to do it, [WorldWind] forum member
> vash has used the new WWJava Virtual Earth code to make a new and improved
> OpenStreetMap layer that uses the ’slippy map’ Mercator version instead of
> the WMS version."
> (For those who don't know, NASA WorldWind is a virtual globe akin to google
> earth or Marble)
> Now I'll have to download worldwind again just to try this out (and see how
> it compares against Marble).

Some of us would be very interested in a comparison of the two, so please do a 
short writeup of your results.


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