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OpenStreetMap by Jonathan Bennett

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Finding unsurveyed areas with the NoName layer

The NoName layer is a complete rendering of OpenStreetMap designed to highlight the urban areas that may need attention. To view the NoName layer, open the layer chooser in the map view on openstreetmap.org and choose NoName from the list. In NoName, any way tagged as a road but without a corresponding name=* tag is highlighted in red, as seen in the following image. The NoName layer was created to show areas where streets had been traced from aerial imagery, but no follow-up survey had been done to collect the street names.

Finding unsurveyed areas with the NoName layer

Large numbers of adjacent streets highlighted in the NoName layer probably ...

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