July saw Victoria follow NSW in making much of its spatial data free to access. New Zealand’s LINZ released a significant amount of aerial imagery with more to follow. I checked out the VIC release and created a quick guide for those not familiar with accessing spatial data.
Data Source Data source is perhaps the key determinant to selection of an appropriate OCAD edition for rogaine mapping. I am not apprised of the data sources of rogaining associations apart from Victoria. If the assumptions I have made are incomplete, you are welcome to contact me to discuss your situation. Mappers from an orienteering […]
EPS viewing is easy after all. Missing from the digital print map Guides was a method of viewing a Condes course planning EPS file without having to buy Adobe Acrobat. Alister Metherell of NZ alerted me to IrfanView having that capability. As an IrfanView user for yonks I was very surprised but knowing Alister I […]
Get On Song with the Break Breaking control circles and lines on our orienteering maps seems to be a dying practice judging by this year’s events (championships excluded). That some maps had no broken circles at all seems to indicate a lack of appreciation as to why it should be done. Other maps didn’t go […]
Magnetic Variation is not the same as Grid Magnetic Angle. It is the latter you should use to convert grid north to magnetic north maps.