especially north area,( Alor Setar , Malaysia ),i'm new to openstreetmap...

asked 07 Jun '11, 07:03

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yes you or anyone can. if thats what you are asking.I have opened the potlach2 editor(the easiest to use) in that area and there is bing imagery (air photo) but I could not zoom in very far. if you can upload some gpx traces of the area you should be able to make a start. have a good read of the documentation there is a link on map page and have a go, ask another question if you get stuck, note you can search this Q and A as well.

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answered 07 Jun '11, 17:14

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OpenStreetMap is not a commercial map provider that improves data quality on request. OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world made by volunteers. So if you need better data for a given region you probably have to map it yourself.

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answered 07 Jun '11, 10:16

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When you are looking for an entry in that self mapping topic, have a look at the OSM wiki. There you can find basic hints for using a GPS device or use Bing aerial images for tracing.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Beginners%27_guide

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Making_Overview

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Bing

(07 Jun '11, 17:06) stephan75
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You could have a look at MapDust. Here explained on the OSM wiki.

Here directly to mapdust.com.

Be as specific as possible, thanks!

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answered 07 Jun '11, 14:05

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