[OSM-talk] Featured mapping, parks

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Mon Jul 4 01:41:02 BST 2011

On Sun, Jul 3, 2011 at 8:09 PM, Josh Doe <josh at joshdoe.com> wrote:
> Has anyone considered creating "Featured mapping of the week", similar to
> Best of OSM [1]? Or featured/example mapping for key/tag pages? These would
> pick out certain areas that are very well mapped, to be used as examples for
> others to follow.
> What I'm thinking about at the moment is mapping of parks, something I've
> been working on in my area. I'd like to see examples of other well mapped
> parks, to see how I could improve the ones I've worked on. Here are two such
> parks I've mapped recently, which I'm pretty happy with, but I'm sure I'm
> missing something:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.76211&lon=-77.29749&zoom=15&layers=M
> (Burke Lake Park)
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=38.77389&lon=-77.10726&zoom=17&layers=M
> (Lee District Park)
> I'd appreciate any links to well mapped parks, and perhaps I could create a
> wiki page listing them. Of course these example areas will not only be
> applicable to leisure=park, but leisure=pitch, amenity=parking, and many
> other tags. I think it would be good to have these sorts of comprehensive
> examples to point out to beginning (and experienced) contributors.
> -Josh
> [1]: http://bestofosm.org/

There has also been a Project of the Week for parks, and various
flavours of pitch. ;-)

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