[OSM-talk] Improvements to Massachusetts Data

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 01:46:37 GMT 2009


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Christopher Schmidt <crschmidt at metacarta.com
> wrote:

>
> Really, the quality is at 1:25k? I'm surprised; but if so, pleasantly,
> and I'll go with it.
>
>  http://boston.freemap.in/?zoom=1&lat=903738&lon=140626&layers=B
>
> Has an example of MA water...
>

Yea, they have 24k resolution in quite a few areas.

Check out http://nhdgeo.usgs.gov/viewer.htm. Areas (they are demarcated by
hydrological subbasins) that are red have high-res (24k) data available.
Green is "in progress". They also have medium and "local" resolution data.

When I e-mailed the contact person for the NHD late last year, they said
that most of the US has high-res data available.

-Ian
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