[OSM-talk] Large OSM "globe" style images
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Wed Feb 18 02:46:03 GMT 2009
Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> writes:
> this is probably a niche application but I have just played around a
> bit with the aim to create large (as in 5000x5000 pixel or bigger)
> globe-shaped images with tiles at home tiles.
> On a whole-world level, tiles at home tiles give a better impression of
> "where we have something" than the Mapnik ones. But Marble, which
> creates nice "globe" pictures, uses Mapnik, so I modified Marble's tile
> source and after that tricked Marble into running on a virtual 5000x5000
> desktop so I could grab a nice image off of it.
> Here is an example:
I like it!
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