List of featured images/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.


Week 1
(29 Dec. – 4 Jan.)
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. ±
Week 2
(5–11 Jan.)
London postcodes NPE.png
English Postcodes in London, as displayed on the postcode map ±
Week 3
(12–18 Jan.)
English Railways in the UK are now available on OpenTrainMap and on OSM UK rail network map ±
Week 4
(19–25 Jan.)
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. ±
Week 5
(26 Jan. – 1 Feb.)
Tartu osm osmarenderer.png
English Map of Tartu, the green University town in Estonia were contributed by the City Government ±
Week 6
(2–8 Feb.)
English Where-can-i-live uses OSM maps to display houses within a certain commute time of work ±
Week 7
(9–15 Feb.)
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) ±
Week 8
(16–22 Feb.)
English osmdiff is a program to visualize and report changes in an area (e.g. see osmdiff reports) ±
Week 9
(23 Feb. – 1 Mar.)
Ruiz volcano.jpg
English Colombian mappers in the Ruiz Volcano (view map) ±
Week 10
(2–8 Mar.)
English 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. ±
Week 11
(9–15 Mar.)
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. ±
Week 12
(16–22 Mar.)
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. ±
Week 13
(23–29 Mar.)
OSM3d Dresden2.jpg
English OSM-3D view of Dresden from a Java 3D Map at ±
Week 14
(30 Mar. – 5 Apr.)
English With the recently finished ABS Import of suburb boundary data, all of Australia has relatively up-to-date suburb boundary information. Image shows progress of import in Brisbane area, created using OSM Mapper. ±
Week 15
(6–12 Apr.)
Routing plugin.png
English Routing plugin for JOSM ±
Week 16
(13–19 Apr.)
GroundTruthContours Overview.png
English GroundTruth-generated relief contours map for Garmin GPS units. The elevation data source is SRTM. This is a MapSource screenshot of map tiles. See here for more info. ±
Week 17
(20–26 Apr.)
CloudMade Bicycle Routing.png
English CloudMade's routing API gives turn-by-turn directions for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians - all powered by OSM data (shown: route around Googleplex) ±
Week 18
(27 Apr. – 3 May)
Cambridge, MA.png
English The building and open space layers from MassGIS for large swathes of Massachusetts have been imported thanks to effort by User:crschmidt and others in the region. [1] ±
Week 19
(4–10 May)
Tim Berners-Lee in hi viz vest.jpg
English Sir Tim Berners-Lee recently received both a doctor honoris causa award (for his outstanding contributions to the WWW [2][3]) and a hi-viz vest (for his outstanding mentions of OSM [4]) ±
Week 20
(11–17 May)
TopOSM example3.jpg
English TopOSM is a topographic view of OSM data ±
Week 21
(18–24 May)
Mapanalyst madrid.png
English MapAnalyst is an open source tool for distortion analysis in old maps, that uses OSM as a the default reference cartography. (Shown here: 1:50k map of Madrid dated from 1875) ±
Week 22
(25–31 May)
100 2241.jpg
English The first GPS device donated by the OSM foundation's GPStogo scheme at the mapping party and conference in Neiva Colombia ±
Week 23
(1–7 Jun.)
English The Sunderland Mapping Party being an example of the successful Mapping parties idea. Sunderland was chosen from the UK Mapping Priorities list. ±
Week 24
(8–14 Jun.)
English A printed map of Birmingham is available thanks to the Mappa Mercia subproject ±
Week 25
(15–21 Jun.)
Tah-heatmap default rendering thumb 512px.png
English A "heat-map" of OpenStreetMap complexity worldwide (Tah-heatmap) ±
Week 26
(22–28 Jun.)
English The HaptoRender project has created the first tactile map using OpenStreetMap data. ±
Week 27
(29 Jun. – 5 Jul.)
Osmlive 24hrs.png
English The osmlive service shows worldwide OSM edits in delayed real-time. This image shows the result of a typical 24 hours of activity. ±
Week 28
(6–12 Jul.)
TrafficMan device 022.png
English Trafficman Maps From Android 1.0 Released - create OSM from your T-Mobile G1 ±
Week 29
(13–19 Jul.)
English A multi-scale density visualization shows vessel movements in front of Rotterdam harbor.

More info and large-scale overlays: Visualization of vessel movements by Niels Willems, Huub van de Wetering and Jarke J. van Wijk

Week 30
(20–26 Jul.)
SOTM09 Group Photo.jpg
English Group photo from State Of The Map 2009. Watch the videos of each talk, see photos, slides, videos, and links ±
Week 31
(27 Jul. – 2 Aug.)
English 3D terrain view of a route [5] from ±
Week 32
(3–9 Aug.)
WestBank mappers.png
English Palestine mappers (see their map, or SotM presentation) ±
Week 33
(10–16 Aug.)
English Sea marks (e.g. buoys) are now rendered on the OpenSeaMap ±
Week 34
(17–23 Aug.)
Dublin ga.png
English View the map in Irish (parks in Baile Átha Cliath being shown on Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason's experimental wikipedia rendering), or some other language. ±
Week 35
(24–30 Aug.)
Perth cycle.png
English Cycle networks in Perth. Add more routes using the cycle tagging ±
Week 36
(31 Aug. – 6 Sep.)
Burningman center.png
English Black rock city, from Burning Man ±
Week 37
(7–13 Sep.)
Dolomiti mp.JPG
English Dolomiti Mapping Party three days on the Chain of the Brenta's Dolomites. Here we are at Tuckett alpine hut ±
Week 38
(14–20 Sep.)
English Camp Delta in US naval base Guantánamo Bay (wiki) ±
Week 39
(21–27 Sep.)
Gaza tourist.png
English A tourist map of the Gaza strip! Would you ever see this from a commercial map? ±
Week 40
(28 Sep. – 4 Oct.)
Spirale di Lignano Pineta.png
English Peculiar spiral street arrangement in the Pineta area of Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy (map) ±
Week 41
(5–11 Oct.)
Bethlehem mappers.png
English Bethlehem mappers (see map, SotM presentation, WikiProject) ±
Week 42
(12–18 Oct.)
Wandertafel Simmelsdorf.jpg
English The Hüttenbach tourism association posted 12 printed maps of their area ±
Week 43
(19–25 Oct.)
English Rostock-3D - 3D city model in OSM, with all buildings and correct building heights. ±
Week 44
(26 Oct. – 1 Nov.)
English Kuznetsovsk is a small city in Western Ukraine, with population of 40100 citizens. It is known for two reasons: there is a nuclear power station nearby and most of the CloudMade test team members are from there. ±
Week 45
(2–8 Nov.)
Edited TIGER map LA.png
English The TIGER Edited Map [6] shows progress with TIGER fixup in the U.S. Have you turned your area green yet? ±
Week 46
(9–15 Nov.)
English High density, high resolution mapping of Grenoble, mapped from the French Cadastre ±
Week 47
(16–22 Nov.)
Scotland map density.jpg
About this image
English Node density in Scotland - see flickr page for labels ±
Week 48
(23–29 Nov.)
English maposmatic city map generator (for France only) showing Saint-Pierre-du-Perray with a street index ±
Week 49
(30 Nov. – 6 Dec.)
Osm mug chemist80.jpg
English OpenStreetMap mugs keeping Map features close to hand. ±
Week 50
(7–13 Dec.)
OSM Bauble.jpg
English OSM's Christmas Parties are happening worldwide this week - find one in your local area, or just invite some other mappers over! ±
Week 51
(14–20 Dec.)
Alameda de cervantes.png
English You can see individually tagged trees in the Alameda de Cervantes, here. ±
Week 52
(21–27 Dec.)
Palmanova-stella di natale.png
English Palmanova, the Christmas Star of Friuli Venezia Giulia. ±
Week 53
(28 Dec. – 3 Jan.)
Mapzen screenshot.png
English Mapzen is a new OpenStreetMap Editor from Cloudmade ±