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

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Mon Jul 7 11:41:22 UTC 2014

On Monday 07 July 2014, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> 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)...

That was actually an existing feature - a transport route from the coast 
to the French Concordia station - you can even marginally see it on the 
LIMA mosaic if you look closely:


See also:


The tagging might of course be considered wrong - it could be more like 
highway=track and surface=snow but for the standards of the region 
highway=secondary might even be an understatement.

The map could use an update of the coastline file.

Christoph Hormann

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