List of featured images/2014

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These are Featured images, which have been identified as the best examples of OpenStreetMap mapping, or as useful illustrations of the OpenStreetMap project.

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2014

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Missing Maps Xmas 2014.JPG
English Santa hats and reindeer headgear at the Missing Maps Christmas Mapathon in London. Mappers gathered to do humanitarian mapping "putting the worlds vulnerable people on the map". One of a series of popular events called the Missing Maps Project ±
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Sotmjp2014.jpg
English The State of the Map Japan 2014 was held in Tokyo on Dec 13, 2014 ±
Week
50
Niger butterfly near Mondolo.jpg
English Mapping curiosities: This butterfly, or perhaps an angel, emerged on the map while mapping water wells in Niger.(see it here on the map) ±
Week
49
Costa Cruise OSM.jpg
English On Costa cruises, passengers can visualise the progress of the ships on many screens (inside the cabin, on interactive screens) featuring maps from OpenStreetMap ±
Week
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Mapisart.com clock and lamp products.jpg
English mapisart.com allows users to create lamps, coasters, clocks, trays, prints and wall canvases with OpenStreetMap data. ±
Week
47
Ebola 2014 Response Map.png
English Thanks to the more than 2,000 mappers who made more than 10,000,000 map-changes in the ebola area since March! The changes are visualized on a map from Pascal Neis. In a blog post he presents more information about the involved contributors.

See the current HOT tasks.

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SoTM 2014 Montage.jpg
English The international conference, State Of The Map 2014, took place in Buenos Aires this weekend ±
Week
45
Hackem OSM EC.png
English A first meeting in Quito, Ecuador to strengthen the Ecuadorian OpenStreetMap Community and to promote and disseminate the use of free geographic data in the country. The meeting was organized by the Community of Free Software and Computer Security Hackem in the "Escuela Politécnica Nacional" ±
Week
44
Projeteof togo.PNG
English OpenStreetMap mappers from Togo, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire and Benin, meeting in Lomé. International Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) is promoting OpenStreetMap in Africa, particularly in the french speaking countries ±
Week
43
Cincinnati Bike Maps 04.jpg
English This month, Nate Wessel published a full-color cycle map of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, based on OpenStreetMap data. A print run of 9,000 is being distributed locally. Unlike many urban cycle maps, which highlight a curated selection of "preferred" routes for cyclists, the Cincinnati Bike Map indicates road conditions for all roads. ±
Week
42
2013 GutauWandertafel.jpg
English A walking map display board mounted on a rock. Holger Schöner has produced hiking and cycling maps in various forms around the area of Gutau (a small village in Upper Austria) Read more (in German) ±
Week
41
Uwe outdoor.JPG
English Uwe Engstler, a german teacher from the Comenius project "My City and my History in OSM", teaching students from Archbishop Sentamu Academy, Kingston upon Hull, UK, how to use OSMTracker for mapping historic monuments ±
Week
40
Openstreetmap-streetcar-ad.png
English This advertisement on the side of a tram in Toronto features a large map from OpenStreetMap! Commercial use of OpenStreetMap is allowed and encouraged (when people follow the copyright instructions correctly like this) and we love to see our maps appearing in interesting places. ±
Week
39
Crayon map style 2.png
English The OpenStreetMap Crayon Style. Browse a slippy map here. This playful use of map data is rendered with JavaScript and HTML5 canvas. source and more details ±
Week
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Austrian Buildings Completeness Map.png
English A striking dark-background rendering of OpenStreetMap building coverage (green) and those which are missing (red) as compared to basemap.at data in Austria. Blog post and slippy map ±
Week
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Kathmandu Girls Mapping Party.jpg
English About two dozen women participated in a "Girl’s Mapping Party" organised by Kathmandu Living Labs in Nepal/Kathmandu. Read more on the blog ±
Week
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Bus stop in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan.jpg
English Printed street maps from OpenStreetMap seen in several bus stops around Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan ±
Week
35
HOT Malawi project 2014 Lilongwe.jpg
English Malawi government officials learning how to create maps with OpenStreetMap. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team have sent a field team to Malawi to run training courses in mapping techniques and also integrating OpenStreetMap into their open GIS data portal. Read more on the HOT blog ±
Week
34
Subwaytiles.jpg
English Cake is good. And so are map tiles. Toronto mappers made coasters from maps and ceramic tiles. The coasters safely supported the beverages consumed at the Toronto 10th OSM Birthday celebration, and then attendees were each able to take home the commemorative coasters in addition to the ones that they made. ±
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10JahreOSM Passau.jpg
English Last weekend we celebrated OpenStreetMap's 10th Birthday in cities all around the world, and (as is now traditional) we had birthday cakes at many of the party locations, such as this one in Passau, Germany ±
Week
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HOT missing maps 2014 mapping action.jpg
English Mapping for fun, and to help with humanitarian aid at the Missing Maps Party in London last week ±
Week
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Fukushima Japan Poster.png
English This poster by the Fukushima, Japan, OpenStreetMap community was the winner of the SOTMEU poster competition,(download as PDF) ±
Week
30
Gorbals 3d.jpg
English 3D printed model of the Gorbals, Glasgow, location of the Commonwealth games 2014. Created using osm2world to convert from .osm to 3D and SRTM elevation data. Printed using a Ultimaker 2. ±
Week
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Markstein.png
English A sample area rendered in the R25 Maperitive style, which was designed by User:JBacc. It works best rendering hi resolution paper maps at approximately 1:25000 map scale, as he demonstrated with his entry coming 2nd place in the SOTMEU poster competition ±
Week
28
Cassini style.png
English Frédéric Rodrigo developed a stylisation of OpenStreetMap data designed to mimic the classic 18th century french maps by Cassini (shown on the left). You can browse a full map of France in this style, on a site developed for the Heraldry wikipedia project. Frédéric also won 3rd place in the SOTMEU poster competition with a poster-sized print of this map ±
Week
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OSM PopArt 2014.png
English This striking pop-art style image was created by @leopardengruen using OpenStreetMap data from Karlsruhe. It took 4th place in the SOTMEU poster competition ±
Week
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2014 Natori mapping event.jpg
English This event in Natori, Japan, was an OpenStreetMap mapping party as part of a LocalWiki initiative to describe city neighbourhoods, and promote community building in an area struck by the 2011 tsunami. Read more on the localwiki blog ±
Week
25
SOTMEU 2014 montage.jpg
English With more than 200 participants State Of The Map Europe 2014 was hosted in Karlsruhe last weekend. ±
Week
24
Telangana India.png
English The new Indian state of Telangana which was created by an order of the Indian government, has been incorporated into the map by OpenStreetMap volunteers. Telangana was created by partitioning the state of Andhra Pradesh into two. Read more on dalek2point3's diary ±
Week
23
ID editor at Chicago Civic User Testing.jpg
English Trying out the iD editor for the first time. Sixteen test subjects went through the process and gave their feedback as part of a "Civic User Testing Group" event in Chicago ±
Week
22
Linuxwochen Wien 2014-05-08T17-41-18.jpg
English Austrian OpenStreetMappers at Linuxwochen 2014 in Vienna, offering T-shirts, tablecloths, posters, books, cups, and notebooks! ±
Week
21
Dutch building and addresses import alt2.jpg
English For the past few months the community in the Netherlands have been carrying out a manual merging BAGimport of open address and buildings data, using a special JOSM import plugin (dutch), and this site to monitor the progress uploading areas of data ±
Week
20
OSM2World-Luebeck-Hauptbahnhof.jpg
English Lübeck Hauptbahnhof has been modelled in 3D within the OpenStreetMap data (using the Simple 3D Buildings tags), allowing tools like OSM2World to render this image. (slippy map) ±
Week
19
2014 London HOT Congo Mapathon mappers and teachers.jpg
English The London HOT Congo Mapathon event was run by HOT and MSF this weekend, to map the city of Lubumbashi using Field Papers notes gathered by local people. ±
Week
18
Toulouse sketchy map sample.png
English Although this map looks distinctly hand-drawn, it is a data-driven rendering created using TileMill and GIMP, and available as a slippy map covering Toulouse ±
Week
17
SOTM US 2014 group photo.jpg
English 492 people attended State Of The Map U.S. 2014 in Washington DC. You can watch video recordings of the presentations. ±
Week
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Sotm-fr-2014.jpeg
English State of the Map France 2014 took place a week ago in Paris with more than 250 attendees ±
Week
15
HOT changesets west africa 2014-04-05.png
English HOT is coordinating mapping efforts for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The map shows all changesets with #HOT in and around Guinea. The tool visualises changesets of the last seven days with a certain comment.

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Week
13
F1 weather radar with an OSM map as basemap
English OSM used as a backdrop on the weather radar for the Formula One Grand Prix at Melbourne. (TV photo) ±
Week
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Colour Address Style "Coloured Streets"
English This new "Coloured Streets" mappaint style makes working with addresses easier within JOSM. Addresses are given the same colour as the streets they are assigned to. ±
Week
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Brian prangle document freedom certificate-s.jpg
English OpenStreetMap has been awarded the Document Freedom Day UK Award Brian Prangle accepted the award on behalf of OSM. ±
Week
11
A photo of printed OSM map at a construction company hall
English A map of the “Sortavala” highway in Russia, on display at the road construction company offices. This poster has an OSM base map, and also inset details of road junctions based on the OpenStreetMap contributors data. ±
Week
10
people at a mapping event in front of a row of computer screens showing different views of the OSM.org homepage
English 1st “OpenStreetMap Workshop from scratch” – a free and open event that brought together artists, cartographers, marketing companies and territorial planning/computer science students as part of the activities of the HackLabCocha in Cochabamba, Bolivia. View the full set of photos. ±
Week
9
Managua Mapping Event
English Forty people gathered for an event in Managua, Nicaragua, working on improving the OSM data including public transportation, neighbourhoods and important POIs ±
Week
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a colourful map of Bangalore (India)
English Street network and built-up area of Bangalore (India). This colourful map was made based on OSM data using TileMill. ±
Week
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a breakfast/place mat showing a map
English A map of Pavia in Italy, rendered in high resolution using Maperitive, printed, laminated and used as a personal breakfast mat ±
Week
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screenshot of a topographic slippy map with overlaid pistes
English The 2014 Olympics ski venues in the Krasnaya Polyana (Sochi) mountain cluster. This spontaneous mashup using Leaflet shows OpenSnowMap's ski pistes and lifts on OpenTopoMap as baselayer on a slippy map. ±
Week
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Screenshot of QGIS showing OSM data
English Viewing OpenStreetMap buildings and tram data within the open source QGIS software. ±
Week
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A group of students surveying for OSM in Dakar, Senegal
English The OpenSteetMap community in Senegal is growingǃ A lot of activities, training and presentations are happening these days. This photo shows architecture students during a surveying training session with Walking Papers printouts and GPS devices in Dakar. ±
Week
3
A car dashboard with a smartphone and tablet computer
English A car dashboard kitted out with gadgets. This is just one of a wide variety of mapping techniques. Visible here (left to right): A smartphone running OsmAnd (information and map display) and a tablet computer set up with OSMtracker (POI recording). ±
Week
2
comparison of two before and after postcode data consolidation maps of Germany
English In the last few weeks the German postal code areas were consolidated and checked: Before (left map) some postalcodes were tagged on admin boundary relations and duplicates existed. After (right map) all 8201 postalcode areas in Germany have their own postal_code relation. See the project page (in German). ±
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CrisisCamp DC
English At CrisisCamp DC last month lots of people got involved in editing OpenStreetMap for Typhoon Haiyan crisis response. ±