[gdal-dev] open street map

Martin Spott Martin.Spott at mgras.net
Sun Aug 3 22:13:02 EDT 2008

nicholas.g.lawrence at mainroads.qld.gov.au wrote:

> Can gdal handle an open street map file (*.osm)?

I suspect this is not the case, but several people offer OSM data in
Shapefile or other formats. If you're just looking for the most road,
rail and waterway layers, then you might find what you're looking for
at this page:


The OSM data at this DB is typically updated twice a month,

 Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are !

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