[Freegis-list] FreeGIS Worlddata with political boundaries
tjmitchell at riverside.bc.ca
Thu Jul 15 18:59:46 CEST 2004
Thanks for making this data available. I'm actively using as part of a
global mapserver map site.
You are welcome to check it out.
freegis-list-bounces at intevation.de wrote on 07/09/2004 09:05:10 AM:
> Based on the VMAP0 R3 I created a free geodata set with the countries
> of the world, called FreeGIS Worlddata. The 2-letter codes that
> represent a country has been guarded. The datasets comes also with a
> conversion between those 2-letter codes and the IS0 369-1 2-letter
> codes so that is is possible to link the geodata to some interesting
> attribute data.
> The geodata is available in two different version. The first
> one contains the original boundaries of VMAP0 while the second one
> has been simplified using the Douglas-Peuker algorith (implemented
> in PostGIS) with a tolerance of 0.2.
> /freegis/worlddata/freegis_worlddata-0.1.tar.gz (16.2 MB!)
> /freegis/worlddata/freegis_worlddata-0.1_simpl.tar.gz (only
> simplified version 930 KB)
> Since our FTP-Server is is primarily for developers and mirrors,
> please be gentle and choose a mirror site from mirrors.txt for
> downloads (see http://ftp.intevation.de/mirrors.txt )
> Many greetings,
> Silke Reimer
> Silke Reimer
> Intevation GmbH http://intevation.de/
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