[OSM-talk] Flooding in Turkey

Jon Burgess jburgess777 at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 23 19:57:54 GMT 2009

On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 19:30 +0000, Jon Burgess wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 18:19 +0000, Kærast wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > There's been some flooding in Turkey for a while which nobody neither I
> > or katpatuka have been able to fix.  It's at
> > <http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=37.913&lon=35.572&zoom=9&layers=B000FTFT>
> > and only appears on the Mapnik render at zoom level 9 and lower.
> > 
> > There are rivers passing through that area, though surely they haven't
> > just sprung a leak and flooded :-) and there is natural:water above and
> > below the affected area, but surely they would have flooded the area
> > they are in if there was a problem with them?
> > 
> > Can somebody tell us what's going wrong and help fix it please?
> > 
> It appears to be a problem with the coastcheck utility used to generate
> the lower zoom shapefiles on the mapnik layer. I'm currently trying to
> run the tool with RESOLUTION set to 0 instead of 100 to see if that
> fixes the issue.

This square in Turkey has now gone, as have several other bad squares
around the globe. You might need to refresh the tiles in your browser to
see the difference.


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