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Video: Mapping OSM landcover multipolygons with JOSM

Posted by Adam Franco on 16 October 2019 in English (English)

https://youtu.be/x7SPb0JtheA

This is a brief overview of how I edit Open Street Map (OSM) to add adjoining land-cover areas as multipolygons with shared boundary ways to reduce duplication and overlapping ways.

The area I’m editing, is replete with examples of this type of mapping: https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=14/44.0199/-73.1530

The tools used are:

Documentation on MultiPolygons in the OSM wiki:

I also have a video about debugging gaps in multipolygons: https://youtu.be/87nRQHuatOE

Location: Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, United States

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