Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Cool Orienteering Mapping Blog


Rudi left a comment yesterday and that inspired me to take a look at his orienteering mapping blog orimaps.blogspot.com It is worth a look.

The first thing you'll notice is that it is written in Italian. Italian is a nice looking language, even if you can't make heads or tales of it (and the little Italian I knew when I was 5 years old is long gone). It also sounds nice to the ear. You can imagine Orimaps being sung in Italian...maybe it'd sound a bit like Gianna Nanini and Edoardo Bennato. Or maybe not. Probably better to use Google translate to read Orimaps.

Orimaps has a nice discussion of mapping with Lidar (aka laserscan) that includes the basemap, fieldnotes, and final map.

I also liked the little map of Matsee and the story of making the map by two mappers each working just 5 hours.

Back to okansas.blogspot.com.

posted by Michael | 1:28 PM


Nice blog !
i hope to find time to put also an english traslation.....thank you for your visit
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