[OSM-talk] Administrative boundaries export
mdeen at xs4all.nl
Thu Oct 3 13:06:12 UTC 2013
On 2013-10-03 14:53, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2013/10/3 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>
> All the states or countries maps I've seen in my life used the
> coastline. It does not mean that the sovereignty stops at the water
> line. It's just a convention.
> how many states or country maps have you seen in scale 1:1000?
All maps I have seen make a clear distinction between land and sea. Only
a very small number of maps I've seen actually show borders on
So it all depends on what you want to show and how you visualise it. If
you make a map of Germany or the Netherlands with one color within the
borders in the sense of territorial waters, I think few people would
For the netherlands, you would have a smooth coastline without islands
(Zeeland and Waddeneilanden).
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