List of featured images/2010

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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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Week 1
(4–10 Jan.)
DOP Lauf Kreuzung.jpg
English 15 cm high res aerial imagery with 0.5 m positional accuracy, of Lauf in Germany (map) donated by the local municipality. See DE:Luftbilder aus Lauf. ±
Week 2
(11–17 Jan.)
Cyclemap hill shading.png
English The cycle map now has hill-shading ±
Week 3
(18–24 Jan.)
English Earthquake Response WikiProject Haiti. ±
Week 4
(25–31 Jan.)
Tulcea norc.png
English Based on the second batch of tracks and panoramic images from, the Romanian contributors organized Virtual Mapping Party Romania 2009 (still in progress). In the image you can see the progress in Tulcea after a few days work. ±
Week 5
(1–7 Feb.)
English Nothing left to map? Try underground pipelines, deduced from manholes, wall markers and open pit construction work. ±
Week 6
(8–14 Feb.)
World Bank Haiti Situation Room.jpg
English Large printouts of OpenStreetMap on the walls of the World Banks Situation Room for the Haiti Earthquake response.[1] These maps are serving as the basic infrastructure information for response and rebuilding activities. ±
Week 7
(15–21 Feb.)
English A JOSM plugin lets you record GPS traces by driving an early 90s sports car in WMS imagery land. ±
Week 8
(22–28 Feb.)
OpenOrienteeringMap of Ayala Center, Makati 2010-01-29.png
English OpenOrienteeringMap rendering of Ayala Center ±
Week 9
(1–7 Mar.)
English is a simple renderer written in Perl that can be used to create maps in SVG, PNG and PDF format. ±
Week 10
(8–14 Mar.)
Tah heatmap june2009.jpg
English Map detail throughout the world (red = more complex maps) ±
Week 11
(15–21 Mar.)
London map updates 2009 2010.jpg
English Map showing parts of London that have been updated in the last year (from OSM Mapper) ±
Week 12
(22–28 Mar.)
English Isometric 3D Map of Czech Republic - screenshot of Kralupy nad Vltavou (see the same place by Mapnik). ±
Week 13
(29 Mar. – 4 Apr.)
OSM Workshop at FEATI University 1.jpg
English OpenStreetMap Workshop at FEATI University in Manila, Philippines. An OSMer is teaching geodetic engineering students how to operate the GPS units and the cake slices for the field mapping is in the foreground. ±
Week 14
(5–11 Apr.)
OSM By Night Helsinki 2010-03-12.png
English Helsinki by night - Hike & Bike Map ( with "By Night" overlay showing Helsinki, Finland. ±
Week 15
(12–18 Apr.)
English Promenade Gardens in Georgetown, Guyana. The paths among the trees and flowers in the public garden. ±
Week 16
(19–25 Apr.)
Example2 london.png
English TownGuide will render PDF maps with street & POI indexes ±
Week 17
(26 Apr. – 2 May)
Marikina Cake.jpg
English The OSM test of "free"-ness -- can you bake it on a cake? Shown here: map from the Marikina Mapping Party ±
Week 18
(3–9 May)
Oregon 300 survey points.png
English Survey points and topology, one of many map styles available for Garmin ±
Week 19
(10–16 May)
ItoWorld flightRadar.jpg
English A frame from itoWorld's visualisation of flights after the volcano ±
Week 20
(17–23 May)
OSM GWT train SC.jpg
English Simon Clayson sends word that OSM now powers the route-map on Great Western Trains ±
Week 21
(24–30 May)
Ricajimarie mapkibera IMG 5608.jpg
English Mappers in the Kibera area of Nairobi. Mikel Maron is running a project called mapkibera there. ±
Week 22
(31 May – 6 Jun.)
Cloudmade mapzen.JPG
English Maps from with Housenumber-search and various maps-styles ±
Week 23
(7–13 Jun.)
English Encouraging locals to contribute local POI information. Pins on a map at Spacemakers Brixton mini mapping party ±
Week 24
(14–20 Jun.)
Indian Railway Network Coverage on OSM.png
English Visualization showing the edits on Indian Railway Network lines on OSM ±
Week 25
(21–27 Jun.)
Green Point Common OSM.svg
English Green Point Common in Cape Town, including the new Cape Town Stadium, one of the venues of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. See also the 2010 World Cup mapping project. ±
Week 26
(28 Jun. – 4 Jul.)
English Participants of OSMit2010, the second Italian meeting on OSM held in Genoa from 3rd to 5th June ±
Week 27
(5–11 Jul.)
Gpsdrive 2.12svn cycle.png
English GpsDrive showing OpenCycleMap tiles of Balearic Islands ±
Week 28
(12–18 Jul.)
SOTM10 Chris Fleming.jpg
English State Of The Map 2010 in Girona ±
Week 29
(19–25 Jul.)
Kosice-bus stop.jpg
English Kosice bus/tram stop using OSM maps ±
Week 30
(26 Jul. – 1 Aug.)
Participants graian alps mp.JPG
English Participants of Graian Alps Mapping Party, the second event on Italian mountain. We were guest of Gran Paradiso National Park at the hunting lodge of King ±
Week 31
(2–8 Aug.)
English Distribution of natural=tree nodes in Szczecin obtained from the city's cadastre bureau. (Project of the week/2010/Aug 01 is to add more) ±
Week 32
(9–15 Aug.)
Sinj osm map 800px.JPG
English Jhabjan's map of Sinj in Croatia, printed for tourism office. Aerial images were donated by local aerial club. ±
Week 33
(16–22 Aug.)
British isles osmarender August 2010.png
English 6 years after OSM was started, the British Isles are finally starting to look mapped ±
Week 34
(23–29 Aug.)
Hamburger Sommerdom 2010 Mapnik.png
English Hamburg has a large carnival three times a year for each 4 weeks. User mbuege maps all the attractions and fast food stands. ±
Week 35
(30 Aug. – 5 Sep.)
OSM VE oagosto.jpg
English OpenStreetMap Merida, in Venezuela, meeting August 2010 ±
Week 36
(6–12 Sep.)
4636578697 6e85855407.jpg
English You don't need fancy gear to do mapping for OSM. Sometimes, all you need is a sketchpad, pen and some attention to detail. Here's seav's sketchpad of the Ortigas slice during the Ortigas-Mandaluyong Mapping Party. ±
Week 37
(13–19 Sep.)
Staffanstorp 1.png
English Building outlines in Staffanstorp, Sweden courtesy of the town council GIS. ±
Week 38
(20–26 Sep.)
8bit cities.png
English An 8bit-game-like map of New York City based on OSM data. ±
Week 39
(27 Sep. – 3 Oct.)
English OSM map of Merida[2], Venezuela. Data by Fundacion GeoHorizontes de Venezuela. Data collected by HernanRamirez. ±
Week 40
(4–10 Oct.)
Marburg blind mapping.jpg
English Mapping Party in Marburg, Germany: Blind and seeing mappers discover a tactile model of Elisabethkirche with accessible GPS devices. ±
Week 41
(11–17 Oct.)
VLMW Group Photo.jpg
English Великие Луки Mapping Weekend banner: "We've come from different cities of Russia and Belarus to create the best map of Velikiye Luki in the world" ±
Week 42
(18–24 Oct.)
English One year after the French land cover import, 69% of the country is informed in land cover [3] ±
Week 43
(25–31 Oct.)
Axismaps closeup.jpg
English Typographic maps manually traced from OSM data ±
Week 44
(1–7 Nov.)
English Kite photography from up to 650 m / 2000 ft altitude (and a flying OSM advert) - some early results. Photographer: "Imagery will hopefully be served as tiles / WMS for use in editors" ±
Week 45
(8–14 Nov.)
English The Nike Grid game is using OSM maps for London (with some help from Stamen and OSM attribution) ±
Week 46
(15–21 Nov.)
English OSM maps used for political campaigning (Toronto) ±
Week 47
(22–28 Nov.)
English OSM maps in German, Norwegian and French editions of Wikipedia. (Example - select "Kart/carte" next to coordinates) ±
Week 48
(29 Nov. – 5 Dec.)
English Viewing a map of Dublin City Centre in Adobe Illustrator - SVG file was produced by latest release of Maperitive ±
Week 49
(6–12 Dec.)
Hjerting josm bing.gif
English Animation of 2 hours' tracing of Bing imagery with JOSM. (Street names added from addr: nodes) ±
Week 50
(13–19 Dec.)
English A great day mapping for residents of Montreuil-le-Gast ([4]) (Brittany, France). The first time for many of us, but ultimately a great success! To be continued... ±
Week 51
(20–26 Dec.)
Extrusion in mapnik16.png
English Komяpa has found a way to render 3D buildings. Famous Ostankino tower (drawn by Hind) looks very real! Some more. ±
Week 52
(27 Dec. – 2 Jan.)
Urban accessibility map of Castelfiorentino.png
English The accessibility map of Castelfiorentino, Italy was made in the participatory process “Free Access for all”. Printable version, based on OSM data, can be downloaded for free. ±