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Travel Site of the Month: Openstreetmap.org

Posted by: Noah Grunzweig @ Feb. 3, 2014, 3:35 p.m.

Community Made Maps Across the World: Openstreetmap.org

From Boston to Bangladesh, Home Grown Geo-Drivers Have Mapped the Globe

Collaborative project using community sourced data to create a map of the world.  Think Google maps meets Wikipedia. This map is edited, corrected, and maintained by people like you.  While map data varies around the world, Openstreetmap.org is compared favorably to proprietary (privately owned and protected) data sources.  If you are a map enthusiast, you must check this out.

For more information about openstreemap.org, see their Wiki page.

Sources:
http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=2/38.7/2.8
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenStreetMap

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