This is a really cool idea. Now I want to go fill in the little holes in
Thanks for sharing it (and putting it on Github). My one request would be
that you provide a way to view the images themselves from the map.
On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada <
Since I watched the project Geograph Britain long time ago, I dreamed
with a global version. I have been playing with maps (mostly Google Maps)
in the past years, but now that I'm migrating my tools to Wikimedia Labs, I
started to read about OpenStreetMap and Leaflet.
I have made some tests and coded a pretty alpha version of the concept.
It shows circles of 500m radius for every geolocated image on Commons
(there are about 4 million). Not all are shown at the same time, but only
10,000 per zoom level. So you only have to make zoom on your city or in the
* Barcelona http://tools.wmflabs.org/commons-coverage/#12/41.3927/2.1407
* Moscow http://tools.wmflabs.org/commons-coverage/#10/55.7252/37.6290
So, I would like to hear your opinions and suggestions about the idea of
scaling Wikimedia Commons into a project with at least 1 image per km2
The code is in GitHub and it is forked merging 2 examples of the
thousands of Leaflet library examples available. Currently the code is
pretty simple and you can help to improve it.
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