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I am based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. When zoomed out, the map tiles are inconsistently blotchy. How can this be fixed.

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Also, sometimes the major city labels are not displayed whereas minor towns are. Can this be changed?

Thanks, Tony

asked 05 Jan '15, 15:59

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Please do not ask two questions in one. For your 2nd question the answer can be found by searching for existing questions on similar topics see for example https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/29913/lakeway-tx-instead-of-austin-tx

As to your 1st question: lots of the landuse in Canada is imported from the canvec datasource and that has been done in a grid like fashion, so your perceived tile blotchiness is simply reflecting the data that is there or rather not. See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/CanVec

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answered 05 Jan '15, 16:17

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