OpenStreetMap US

History is harder than it looks. While there may be one true set of facts, almost immediately after an event, facts start getting lost or confused. Research is harder than just looking at a current aerial or doing a simple ground survey. This talk will discuss some of the issues that arise, and some of the issues in teaching mappers about the tricky issues of historical research.

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OpenStreetMap for Roman roads? Middle Kingdom cities? 1890s railways? OpenHistoricalMap is aiming to create the most comprehensive, most out-of-date map of everything that’s existed from Then through Now.

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