Featured images/Jan-Mar 2009

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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.

If you know another image of similar quality, you can nominate it on Featured image proposals.

    from April to June 2009  from January to March 2010 

Gallery of featured images, from January to March 2009

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Week 1 (from Monday 29 December 2008 to Sunday 4 January 2009) [Edit]

Frame 909 OSM 2008 A year of Edits.jpg
  • English : A frame from 'OSM 2008 - A year of edits'. Other stills available on Flickr. Animation on the ITO Vimeo site from midnight (Australia time) on Dec 31st.

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Week 2 (from Monday 5 January 2009 to Sunday 11 January 2009) [Edit]

London postcodes NPE.png

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Week 3 (from Monday 12 January 2009 to Sunday 18 January 2009) [Edit]


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Week 4 (from Monday 19 January 2009 to Sunday 25 January 2009) [Edit]

Naga osm.png
  • English : The Naga City GIS released their data to public domain and is now imported to OSM. All roads, railways, rivers and buildings.

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Week 5 (from Monday 26 January 2009 to Sunday 1 February 2009) [Edit]

Tartu osm osmarenderer.png
  • English : Map of Tartu, the green University town in Estonia were contributed by the City Government

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Week 6 (from Monday 2 February 2009 to Sunday 8 February 2009) [Edit]

  • English : Where-can-i-live uses OSM maps to display houses within a certain commute time of work

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Week 7 (from Monday 9 February 2009 to Sunday 15 February 2009) [Edit]

  • English : A hiking map is available, showing the relief and contours of the landscape, and highlighting paths and trails (Note: Now seems to be described at DE:OSMC Reitkarte)

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Week 8 (from Monday 16 February 2009 to Sunday 22 February 2009) [Edit]


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Week 9 (from Monday 23 February 2009 to Sunday 1 March 2009) [Edit]

Ruiz volcano.jpg

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Week 10 (from Monday 2 March 2009 to Sunday 8 March 2009) [Edit]

  • English : http://www.norc.ro is a service similar to Google StreetView, offered by a Romanian company. They are using OpenStreetMap as an overlay to display the panoramas (only for Romania at higher zoom levels for now). They also donated 16 GB of GPS logs and gave us permission to derive data from their images.

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Week 11 (from Monday 9 March 2009 to Sunday 15 March 2009) [Edit]

GroundTruth Collage.png
  • English : GroundTruth is a new mapmaking tool for converting OSM data into Garmin maps. This featured image is a collage of various screenshots taken from MapSource, a Garmin unit and from Wiki pages containing rendering rules.

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Week 12 (from Monday 16 March 2009 to Sunday 22 March 2009) [Edit]

  • English : Computer Science students at the University of Maryland have created a pedestrian routing map based on OpenStreetMap data. Support is even included for wheel friendly routing, and avoiding certain areas.

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Week 13 (from Monday 23 March 2009 to Sunday 29 March 2009) [Edit]

OSM3d Dresden2.jpg

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