[OSGeo Africa] Historic Topographic Map Series of Namibia now online
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Tue Jan 8 11:10:16 PST 2019
On Tue, 8 Jan 2019, 12:25 Hester Badenhorst <hester at mandalagis.co.za wrote:
> Hi Grant, Great Job, and also that you managed to get funding!
Thank you. The funding drive I ran was a gamble... But has thankfully
worked quite well and I have no uncomfortable large financial disclosures
to make to my partner ;-)
> What about Zimbabwe? Things are sure to start developing there...
I would like to create a similar site for Zimbabwe.
Can you tell me more? What historic/modern Topo sets are available? Who
might have them? Anyone in particular I should speak to? Is there a way to
get complete national coverage?
> *Hester Badenhorst* (Spatial Analyst, BT&RP:UP)
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> On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 1:11 PM Grant Slater <openstreetmap at firefishy.com>
>> Hi All,
>> I am very pleased to say I now have the 1970s / 1980s 1:50k
>> topographic series of Namibia online:
>> I was able to purchase scans of 1218 of the required 1221 sheets from
>> Madmappers.com and run a nearly successful GoFundMe campaign to recoup
>> costs, which will allow me follow up with other countries:
>> If anyone is able to help me get good scans of the following sheets it
>> would be very much appreciated.
>> * Sheet 1712CC (missing)
>> * Sheet 1819BB (missing)
>> * Sheet 1820AA (missing)
>> * Sheet 1712BD_Okakora_Ed-1-sgswa_1980 (poor quality scan)
>> * Sheet 2214CB-DA-Swakopmund_Ed-1-sgswa_1981 (poor quality scan)
>> * Sheet 2214CD-DC_Walvisbaai_Ed-1-sgswa_1981 (poor quality scan)
>> * Sheet 2314CB-DA_photomap_Ed-1-sgswa_1980 (poor quality scan)
>> Any feedback or comment?
>> Any recommendations on which country to try next? Any help greatly
>> Kind regards,
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