[OSM-talk] Bing coverage - more levels

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 02:19:54 GMT 2011


On 11 February 2011 02:43, Toby Murray <toby.murray en gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 6:27 PM, Dave F. <davefox en madasafish.com> wrote:
>> At what zoom level to I have to be at to view an already zoomed in area to
>> view dark blue (z20)?
>>
>> I'm trying, but still failing to see the benefit in this.
>
> If enough of an area has been populated, it shows at pretty low zoom
> levels. Hey look, Topeka has z20 imagery!
>
> http://ant.dev.openstreetmap.org/bingimageanalyzer/?lat=39.704295331685074&lon=-95.39738145713467&zoom=8
>
> I do agree that it is a lot of effort for information that Bing must
> already have. *Looks at SteveC* Wouldn't be too hard to dump imagery
> boundaries into a shapefile or something, would it? :)

Most of the information has already been collected as some sort of
relations which higher accuracy than the red/green tiles, I can't say
for all planet, but at least in Europe.  Should be possible to import
that into the bingimageanalyzer.

Cheers



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