[OSM-talk] Import populated places from vmap0

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 09:18:14 GMT 2009


a bit of caveat when using gns for openstreetmap

http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-ph/2009-January/000363.html

In some areas, gns is hugely inaccurate but still worth it to add to osm.

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 5:09 PM, Upliner Mikhalych <upliner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/22 6:47 D Tucny wrote:
>> GNS however is a valid source...
>> http://earth-info.nga.mil/gns/html/index.html
> Thank you. This datasource will be useful anyway. I've accidentally
> missed it on Potential Datasources page.
>> I'm just looking at mapping the correct feature types and looking at the
>> possibility of matching administrative records to populated place records in
>> an attempt to calculate place size...
> Even using ADM objects for hand editing will be almost appropriate
> solution. This is better than trying to guess place type by satellite
> imagery.
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Upliner
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