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When I try to Export using the OpenStreetMap XML Data format I get the WebPage cannot be found.

Can anyone tell me if there is a way round this



asked 25 Jan '13, 17:45

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Frank Sadler
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edited 26 Jan '13, 19:45

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I've just tried a small area and it worked for me. What area are you trying to export?

(25 Jan '13, 18:02) SomeoneElse ♦

N51.8, W-1.63, E-1.11, S51.54

(25 Jan '13, 18:19) Frank Sadler

That's a bit big to request from the live server. The error that I get when I try that area is:

You requested too many nodes (limit is 50000). Either request a smaller area, or use planet.osm

I'd suggest that using a ready-made extract might be the better approach. There's one of Oxfordshire here. You can choose either protobuf (pbf) or compressed (bz2) format. If whatever application you're going to use the data with understands PBF, pick that; otherwise pick the .BZ2 one and uncompress it. The data's up to date as of last night. Other extracts are also available.

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answered 25 Jan '13, 18:31

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... and now, that's exactly what the server suggests when you try and export too large an area:

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(02 Dec '13, 16:50) SomeoneElse ♦

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