[LINK] Freely available spatial database

Carl Makin carl at stagecraft.cx
Tue Oct 7 20:44:55 EST 2008


On 07/10/2008, at 11:38 AM, Howard Lowndes wrote:

> Does anyone know of a freely available (or even reasonable cost, as  
> it's
> for a commercial application) spatial database similar to the TIGER/ 
> Line
> database available in the US?

Is the OpenStreetMap data suitable for your use?

http://www.openstreetmap.org/

The database is available under a CC license and can be transformed  
into shapefile or other format reasonably easily.

It seems to have quite a good coverage of Canberra anyway...

Carl.



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