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I am living in Kuopio, Finland, I am new in the mapping world and learning fast (with mistakes). Naturally I will tray to map Kuopio first.

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East Africa coastline

  • Downloaded the data from NGA see PGS_whitepaper ( and got NGA_GlobalShoreline_cd2 files)
  • Executing the perl script: perl -2 -1 40 55 2, perl -1 0 40 55 2 and so on
    • result was coast+40+55+-2+-1.osm to be used with JOSM
  • From this [1] page, you can find the coastal regions as east Africa is region 2