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Doing nasty things with Spherical Mercator tiles: Ordnance Survey 1857 map versus OpenStreetMap

Since tiles from different sources are being stored in the application cache with a common namespace, you can move tiles from one folder to another to get funny, revealing combinations:

And here is a nice screenshot in full-screen mode (click to expand):

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4 thoughts on “Doing nasty things with Spherical Mercator tiles: Ordnance Survey 1857 map versus OpenStreetMap

  1. It would be even cooler if you could display both tilesets at the same time, with a cross-fader to change between them.

    Posted by Martin Davis | 06/02/2010, 6:31 AM
  2. Thanks, Martin. Yes, I agree. There are lots of things I’d like to do, but have no time/energy/motivation to implement them… if nobody funds them ;-)

    Posted by gvsigmobileonopenmoko | 06/02/2010, 2:42 PM

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