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News for OpenStreetMapData.com

Three years ago I launched the OpenStreetMapData.com web site to host the OSM coastline data extracts I was generating. Since then I have been updating those extracts at least daily and offering them for download on that site. The coastline extracts are used in many OSM maps including the OSM standard style.

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Tags: geodata · openstreetmap · openstreetmapdata · osmcoastline


Launching OpenStreetMapData.com

In the last months I have spent a lot of my spare time working on the OSMCoastline program mentioned several times in this blog already. It is by no means perfect yet, but it works and several people have tried it and used its output. But it is not the easiest program to use with all its options and you need a current planet file to work from, not everybody has one lying around. So I thought about how to make access to its output easier for everybody.

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Tags: openstreetmap · openstreetmapdata · osmcoastline