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Scraping map data

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cc1981, Mar 19, 2011.

  1. cc1981

    cc1981 Junior Member

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    Hey there,

    building a location DB and need something to start with - what would you suggest would be the best way to get some basic data - POIs, city centres etc.? I downloaded a 1GB OSM file but it would take me years to filter out the required data.

    I am using Google Maps API. Is there a way to scrape Google's data? I know the Google Maps Scraper but that one doesn't scrape coordinates unfortunately.

    Thanks!