[*osm_map gpx_file="http://whosit.wamble.net/wp-content/uploads/Casino_to_Uki_via_Rock_Valley.gpx" lat="-28.657" long="153.33" zoom="10" width="600" height="450" ]Posted from Wilsons Creek, New South Wales, Australia.
Since it’s been a bit wet to ride as consistently as I have been lately, I decided that some better local mapping is in order. While I have been driving roads and correcting local data on OpenStreetMap, I felt that the map still looked a bit bare, especially given the bridge and fords crossing nothing. Free satellite imagery unfortunately doesn’t… Read more →
I decided that today would be the day to take the N800 and GPS and do some moreÂ mapping for OpenStreetMap. First I went up Upper Wilson’s Creek, which has the feel I recall for the whole valley during my adolescence – numerous creek crossings all in flood, small windy roads where cars have to pull over to let others… Read more →
One of the mapping blogs I follow, CloudMade, turned up a cute little diversion in the form of a way to generate trihexaflexagons, where each of the three faces is a layer on the map: “hexaflexamaps”, so to speak. It’s a nice way to switch between (say) a cycle map, a topographic map, and a street map. OpenStreetMap is good… Read more →
Well, the data has finally been rendered for the north coast mapping I did over Christmas. There’s further work to be done south of Casino to turn the GPS traces into map data, but I’ll get through that soon. Here’s a cropped image from OpenStreetMap, linked back to the site itself. Basically everything between Mullumbimby, Lismore and Bangalow (apart from… Read more →