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Tim Waters
Geomob July 2015
“Chippy” @tim_waters tim@geothings.net
What it isn't (quite)
Historical Objects in OSM
What is it? (The logo is a hint)
OpenHistoricalMap.org
Most modest mapping project EVER!
Everything that has ever existed
World's most out of date map.
OSM Stack
Separate Server
Separate Database
Planet
Overpass API
http://overpass.openhistoricalmap.org
Examples
Hunterston Scotland 19C
Hunterston Scotland Now
Saeby – Denmark 18C
Saeby – Denmark Now
Roman Roads
Roman Mainz
WWI Trenches, Artillery positions etc
Paris 19C
Snows Infected Pump
Snows Infected Pump
in OHM
Burning Man 2008/9
OHM OSM
20C Treasure Island - SF Bay
Manhattan
1854
How to add stuff to OHM
A very old garmin
Imports
Archive from OSM
Tracing from Historical Maps
WikiMedia Commons - Wikimaps
Wikimaps
Editing
● Tags – normal OSM ones
● start_date end_date
– YYYY / YYYY-MM-DD
● Note of source map would be nice
Simple?
● Rabbit hole
● Cart before horse?
● Gregorian dates.
● Vagueness / fuzzy
imho
● OSM way -
– good enough is better than perfect.
● Contributors not historical GIS “experts”
● Do whatever and let t...
Future
● More Map layers
● Timesliders everywhere!
● Vector tiles
● Better tracing tools
OpenHistoricalMap.org
#ohm on irc...
Tim waters openhistoricalmap geomob london july 2015
Tim waters openhistoricalmap geomob london july 2015
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about open historical maps creating a map of everything that has existed, open history mapping openhistoricalmap.org with examples of peoples mapping from roman times to 18th century to 20th century in various different places

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Tim waters openhistoricalmap geomob london july 2015

  1. 1. Tim Waters Geomob July 2015 “Chippy” @tim_waters tim@geothings.net
  2. 2. What it isn't (quite) Historical Objects in OSM
  3. 3. What is it? (The logo is a hint)
  4. 4. OpenHistoricalMap.org Most modest mapping project EVER! Everything that has ever existed World's most out of date map.
  5. 5. OSM Stack Separate Server Separate Database Planet Overpass API http://overpass.openhistoricalmap.org
  6. 6. Examples
  7. 7. Hunterston Scotland 19C
  8. 8. Hunterston Scotland Now
  9. 9. Saeby – Denmark 18C
  10. 10. Saeby – Denmark Now
  11. 11. Roman Roads
  12. 12. Roman Mainz
  13. 13. WWI Trenches, Artillery positions etc
  14. 14. Paris 19C
  15. 15. Snows Infected Pump
  16. 16. Snows Infected Pump
  17. 17. in OHM
  18. 18. Burning Man 2008/9
  19. 19. OHM OSM 20C Treasure Island - SF Bay
  20. 20. Manhattan 1854
  21. 21. How to add stuff to OHM
  22. 22. A very old garmin
  23. 23. Imports Archive from OSM Tracing from Historical Maps
  24. 24. WikiMedia Commons - Wikimaps
  25. 25. Wikimaps
  26. 26. Editing ● Tags – normal OSM ones ● start_date end_date – YYYY / YYYY-MM-DD ● Note of source map would be nice
  27. 27. Simple? ● Rabbit hole ● Cart before horse? ● Gregorian dates. ● Vagueness / fuzzy
  28. 28. imho ● OSM way - – good enough is better than perfect. ● Contributors not historical GIS “experts” ● Do whatever and let the renderers sort it out!
  29. 29. Future ● More Map layers ● Timesliders everywhere! ● Vector tiles ● Better tracing tools OpenHistoricalMap.org #ohm on irc.oftc.net https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/historic https://github.com/openhistoricalmap/ “Chippy” @tim_waters tim@geothings.net

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