OpenStreetMap

Abstract

OpenStreetMap is a global map editable by anyone in the world. OpenStreetMap (OSM) is often referred to as "Wikipedia for maps." This data set consists of pre-rendered tiles that are used as a basemap for browsing and overlaying other information.

Purpose

Provide a free and open world-wide basemap data set.

Time Period of Content

  • Beginning date: August 2006
  • Ending date: 2016

Publish Date

On-going

Originator

OpenStreetMap Foundation and contributors

Publisher

OpenStreetMap Foundation

Theme Keywords

openstreetmap, osm, base map, streets

Place Keywords

Florida

Source Scale

Varies

Horizontal Accuracy

Varies depending on how zoomed in edits are made and accuracy of source materials, e.g. aerial photo, GPS, imported GIS data, etc.

Process Steps

Format

WMTS

Format Details

Projection

World Mercator

Field Names

Multiple tables are available with raw data including points, lines and polygons.

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