[Freegis-list] Mumbai Free Map
Arnulf Christl (CCGIS)
arnulf.christl at ccgis.de
Sun Jun 5 23:36:22 CEST 2005
> Dear All:
> Please see the latest demo of the Mumbai Free Map on
> This now contains detailed vector layers for roads, railways, buildings
> and plots, projected onto a satellite composite image of the city. The
> data has been sourced from existing municipal development plans,
> surveys, and maps, which we have scanned, traced and stitched together
> with our archive of project materials at CRIT.
> This project has been developed using completely free and open source
> software (Map Server, GRASS, QGIS) and copyleft and public geographic
> The project web page is on http://www.crit.org.in/projects/gis and we
> welcome comments and feedback on it as we begin developing an interface
> by which to annotate the maps and develop this as an open source and
> interactive archive and community information infrastructure.
maybe you are interested in the Mapbender project.
The software is licensed under the GNU/GPL and provides a lot of
functionality. It runs on most every architecture and sticks to using OGC
standards. We are currently extending edit functionality for several
collaborative community projects (hiker, biker, geocacher, handicapped
people, etc.) The base geo data most of the time has to be taken from
public or commons sources sometimes making it very difficult to cover a
If you are interested in more detail you can contact me directly.
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