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Back to the Desktop

Back to the Desktop

Previewing Natural Earth version 4 and demo of a vector tile can opener plugin for QGIS.

Nathaniel V. KELSO

October 10, 2017
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  1. Back to the Desktop
    Nathaniel V. KELSO
    @kelsoscorner
    Mapzen
    NACIS 2017 • Montréal

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  2. zoom 0
    Bubble Wrap (Mapzen)

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  3. zoom 0
    + ice caps
    - country lines
    - ocean labels
    Natural Earth (version 4)

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  4. zoom 1
    + world localities
    + names of big

    countries
    + ice caps

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  5. + big river lines
    + sea labels
    + physical labels
    + more world localities
    + names of big countries
    + ice caps & glaciers
    - less lakes
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  6. + big roads
    + big river lines
    + sea labels
    + physical labels
    + more world localities
    + names of big regions
    + ice caps & glaciers
    - less lakes
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  7. + big roads
    + big river lines
    + sea labels
    + physical labels
    + more world localities
    + ice caps & glaciers
    + tropic lines
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  8. + big river lines & labels
    + sea labels
    + physical labels
    + big mountain peaks, capes
    + tropic lines
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  9. + big river lines & labels
    + regional lakes
    + sea labels
    + physical labels & capes
    + big mountain peaks
    + more regional localities
    + road shields
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  10. + big river lines & labels
    + regional lakes
    + physical labels & capes
    + big mountain peaks
    + more regional localities
    + more road shields
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  11. + big river lines & labels
    + regional lakes
    + sea labels
    + physical labels & capes
    + big mountain peaks
    + more regional localities
    + more road shields
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  12. One more thing…

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  13. + name_zh
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  14. + name_ru
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  15. + wikidataid
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  16. Through the looking glass…

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  17. + OSM from zoom 8+

    (stop using Natural Earth
    land and water)
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  18. ¿Questions?

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