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OpenStreetMaps

Import data from OpenStreetMap to QGIS

The amount of data that is in OpenStreetMap is really broad, and although it is not totally up to date, in most cases it is more accurate than data traditionally collected by means of cartographic sheets with 1 scale: 50,000. In QGIS it's great to load this layer as a background map such as the Google image ...

JOSM - A CAD to edit data in OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is perhaps one of the great examples of how information provided in a collaborative way can build a new model of cartographic information. Similar to Wikipedia, the initiative became so important that today for geoportals it is preferable to place this layer in the background to worry about updating your own information in aspects ...