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cool lon/lat website

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Guest vwBob

i found this site the other day while looking around on hte net at work. it's kinda slick, you enter an address and zip and it gives you exact coordinates.

check it out: www.geocode.com

 

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Bob

Cleveland, Ohio

... look for the green bus!

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Guest vwBob

click on "Try Our Geocoding Technology"

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Guest jeremy

Too bad they charge so much for the service. The funny thing is the geocoding technology is based on FREE data from the US Government. It's called the TIGER database.

http://tiger.census.gov

 

The big problem is using one table is over 15 GIGS of files. Bulk import that into a database and it basically doubles.

 

We actually downloaded the census data and are going to use it to provide exact distance calculations from your home to a cache. Also from other locations (work, etc). It's just going to take us a while to get up to speed on oracle.

 

J

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Guest azmark

Plus any good maping software for around $100.00 will give you all the waypoints you need.

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Guest vwBob

yes... but this site is free! for now.

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