[OSM-talk] Mapnik Lowzoom TIles - proof of concept

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Mon Jul 7 10:41:49 UTC 2014


On 06/30/2013 01:32 AM, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> On 12.03.2012 08:56, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> There's nothing keeping one from applying the Tiles at Home lowzoom process
>> to a slight variation of our standard Mapnik style however, and out
>> comes this (for zoom levels 0-8; from z9 on, the standard Mapnik style
>> looks fine):
>> http://fred.dev.openstreetmap.org/lowzoom/
> I have updated these tiles with current data. (I had somehow lost the 
> code that produced the tiles and had to reverse engineer my way back 
> from the old tiles... the year-old tiles are still available from the 
> layer switcher.)

A new year, a new update. I like it how this map reveals some things
that otherwise remain unseen, like for example a several 100km long
secondary road in Antarctica (near New Zealand) that seems to have been
there for a year (I've deleted it now)...


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