[GRASSLIST:7051] Re: vector map from scanned streetmap

Otto Dassau dassau at gdf-hannover.de
Tue Jun 7 07:45:24 EDT 2005

Am Dienstag, 7. Juni 2005 10:14 schrieb dooshiant:
> Hi all,
> I am new to using GIS and would like some help with GRASS 6.0.
> I am trying to digitise old streetmaps into vector format. The scanned
> images are in TIFF/PNG format and I want to draw vector graphics from
> them. Any hint of the best way of doing this? Is there any online
> documentation/tutorials you could point me to?


we just finished the translation of our GRASS 6.0 documentation from german 
into english. It also includes some hints on digitizing and geocooding 
scanned maps - the HTML version can already be found here: 



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