The DigitalGlobe Premium Vintage is showing acquisition dates as recent as August 2018 near my place. Interesting, nonetheless.
The actual imagery however is not showing any newer updates at the moment.
Is imagery update coming soon? 🤷♂️ Too early to tell.
DigitalGlobe actually used to send trucks to Amazon servers to get things done.
“So I decided to ask my Council (Fermanagh and Omagh District Council or FODC for short) if they would consider allowing me access to the list of Roadnames so I could try and improve them on OSM. Needless to say I was shocked and stunned by their offer to release the data under an Open Licence for everyone to use!!”
If you never try you'll never knowwwwwwww~
Found plenty of out-of-copyright Malaya (what was a part of the present Malaysia) maps, archived by the National Library of Australia.
The NLA freely mentioned these maps are out of copyright. Also, they provide download links in both JPG and TIFF formats.
Would love to use this (to improve #OpenStreetMap for sure), but probably would hear any precautions before straight using it for mapping.
For obvious reasons, some places e.g. hamlets are now has disappeared.
Where geocoding has failed, and will fail.
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