[OSM-talk] extracts of OSM

David Bannon D.Bannon at vpac.org
Mon Jan 19 00:53:46 GMT 2009


Beauty, great answer, thanks !

Downloaded easily in the airport lounge, lots easier than 5G would
have !

David

On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 08:44 +0800, D Tucny wrote:
> 2009/1/19 David Bannon <D.Bannon at vpac.org>
>         Hi Folks, some advice please ?
>         
>         I am interested in getting some OSM data covering the north of
>         the North
>         Island of NZ, some where I am visiting shortly. However, there
>         is not
>         extract available and its too big to pull down from the OSM
>         website.
>         
>         Seems my only choice is to pull down the while planet, and at
>         5 G thats
>         not really a choice when I am on the road....
>         
>         Any suggestions ?
> 
> 
> There is an extract of NZ at
> http://downloads.cloudmade.com/oceania/new_zealand which is 6.6MB
> compressed
> 
> Alternatively, you can use the OSMXAPI to download chunks of data
> defined by a bounding box (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Xapi)
> which allows for larger boxes than the standard API...
> 
> d
> 





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