I've downloaded the processed_p coastline in shp format. Assigning Mercator at import seems to produce the "nearest" result, but I have still around 8' South (latitude) difference and longitude is OK, compared to the other OSM layers witch comes with good position. My region is 166E 22S.

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There are different types of Mercator projections. You may have grabbed the wrong one. processed_p is in EPSG:3857. But if you're reprojecting anyway then don't bother with processed_p, get the EPSG:4326 file that Jochen Topf makes available at http://openstreetmapdata.com/ and load that. This has the additional benefit of including data north of 85°N and south of 85°S.

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answered 08 Aug '13, 09:29

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Fine, I found a land-polygons-split-4326 file wich is perfect, thanks. I'am newbe (first post) on this list, what do you mean with "cast your vote"

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