[OSM-talk] Improvements to Massachusetts Data
crschmidt at metacarta.com
Thu Jan 8 01:30:55 GMT 2009
On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 07:22:27PM -0600, Ian Dees wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 7:06 PM, Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at metacarta.com
> > wrote:
> > The next big task is to get water uploaded: probably using:
> > http://www.mass.gov/mgis/hd.htm
> > http://www.mass.gov/mgis/wetdep.htm
> > I haven't done much planning on this yet, but I will be doing it at:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/MassGis_Layer_Water
> Take a look at the talk-us list from a while ago. We started talking about
> importing the national hydrography dataset, which should include the water
> layer and be at least as good on a state-wide basis.
> In fact, I spent some time today looking at my shp-to-osm tool's mappings to
> import the NHD dataset. Perhaps we should do a mind-meld on our ideas...
Really, the quality is at 1:25k? I'm surprised; but if so, pleasantly,
and I'll go with it.
Has an example of MA water...
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