Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby googlejaps » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:02 am

I have two dead straights line on a hitmap:

Image Göttingen - Image Best: 313 km west
Image Hilden - Image Scheemda: 222 km north

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby Crazy Bob » Wed Nov 28, 2012 9:03 am

Rotterdam #3, South Holland #10, NL #37, Int'l #301
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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby Crazy Bob » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:21 pm

Not my own, but 2249 km. is impressive: https://nl.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=119153771
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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby lmviterbo » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:56 pm


It is indeed really impressive. The problem is that, when the Turkish location gets geolocated correctly, I guess the line won't be straight anymore. :(

Istanbul (34830)'s coords are now 40.959,28.827 on EBT database:

Yeşilköy.PNG
As it is now on EBT
Yeşilköy.PNG (109.8 KiB) Viewed 2004 times


The correct coords, however, should be 41.081,29.142, the geocenter of all mahalleler (districts, plural of mahalle) within Çavuşbaşi, carrying the postal code 34830:

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Where 34830 districts really are
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Sources:
  • EBT City Manager for the current coords
  • the complete official Turkish postal code table, available for download here for the places within 34830 postal code zone
  • Google Maps for the coords of those places
  • Wikipedia to understand what a mahalle is
  • Google translation of Turkish Wikipedia article for mahalle to derive the plural form

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby avij » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:15 am

I'd just add to the above that the comment "Lentokentta" means airport, and the airport is pretty much exactly where the "A" is in the first pic. 34149 might be a better postal code for the airport, though.
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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby lmviterbo » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:21 am

avij wrote:I'd just add to the above that the comment "Lentokentta" means airport, and the airport is pretty much exactly where the "A" is in the first pic. 34149 might be a better postal code for the airport, though.

Oh, that's good!

The straight line is so impressive that maybe someone should ask Jawos (this Jawos?) to change this note's postal code.

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby Jes » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:54 pm

This :note-500: is allmost straight: https://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=66910290

Nice to see a :note-500: hit with such a number of Kilometres :P
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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby lmviterbo » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:58 pm

Here are the longest dead-straight vertical and horizontal lines found so far:

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=94338896
1130 km vertical
Ljubljana (1118) 46.0726, 14.4734
Floriana (FRN 1914) 35.8918, 14.5096

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=94548266
859 km vertical
Cantoira (10070) 45.345, 7.3762
Papenburg (26871) 53.0856, 7.400

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=15209111
798 km vertical
Nummela (03100) 60.3355, 24.3212
Kolari (95980) 67.5262, 24.3045

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=44519554
1004 km horizontal
Zeist (3437CK) 52.087, 5.241
Killarney (CO. KERRY) 52.0591, -9.5093

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=98921355
840 km horizontal
Groningen (9712) 53.219, 6.5673
Dalkey (D) 53.2731, -6.098

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=74359929
748 km horizontal
Lendava (9220) 46.569, 16.4394
Lausanne (1004) 46.5252, 6.6285


The following was amazing until the geolocation was corrected. Now it's just near vertical.
http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=119153771
2249 km vertical
Imatra (55800) 61.2232, 28.8308
Istanbul (34830) 40.9590, 28.8270 (found sibling with exact zip code) 41.081, 29.142 (after correction)

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby Montgomery Burns » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:04 pm

Jes wrote:https://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=66910290

Nice to see a :note-500: hit with such a number of Kilometres :P


You're right, what a great hit. Also, nice job there, Viterbo. :)


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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby vermeer » Wed Jun 17, 2015 4:18 pm

One can add another hit from Monaco to Rösrath: link

Monaco: 43° 44′ NB, 7° 25′ EL
Rösrath :50° 54′ NB, 7° 11′ OL

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby lmviterbo » Wed Jun 17, 2015 7:48 pm

vermeer wrote:One can add another hit from Monaco to Rösrath: link

Not a dead straight line on the hitmap, in fact.

Here's the one between Monaco and Germany that is, though:
http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=151329728

Coords on citymanager:
51.3471,7.4204 DE Hagen (58135)
43.7368,7.4218 MO Monaco (98000)

With its 844 km, this goes directly to third place on the found vertical dead straight lines.

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby lmviterbo » Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:16 pm

I decided to analyze the hitmaps for the Top 50 Cities on the Hit Ranking, and here are the gems I have found (longest dead straight lines to have been found so far):


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2736 km vertical, 1037 km horizontal
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Longest vertical dead straight lines:

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=21924906
2736 km
61.0713, 28.2613 FI Lappeenranta (53300)
36.4247, 28.2275 GR Rodos (85100)

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=82327436
1598 km
38.0987, 13.4057 IT Palermo (90123)
52.4924, 13.3418 DE Berlin (10779)



Longest horizontal dead straight line:

http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=112128810
1037 km
53.2117, 6.56850 DE Groningen (9726)
53.2590,-9.08222 IE Salthill (Galway)



Also worth of note: http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=89706019

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby lmviterbo » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:12 am

Longest dead straight lines found so far:
EBT_longest_straight_lines_mergeimeges-com_8513816376_203835.png
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Longest vertical dead straight line:
http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=126351813 FI → GR
2747 km
37.8500, 23.76400 :flag-gr: Voula (16673)
62.6014, 23.72970 :flag-fi: Tuuri (63610)

Longest horizontal dead straight line:
http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=111880581 BE → PL
1252 km
51.263, 22.5658 :flag-pl: Lublin (20-093)
51.2876, 4.4865 :flag-be: Brasschaat (2930)



Also notable, vertical:

2736 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=21924906 GR → FI
2733 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=85434760 FI → GR
2689 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=151595456 GR → FI
1823 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=98357715 DE → MT
1598 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=82327436 DE → IT
1146 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=19465478 NO → FI
1130 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=94338896 SI → MT


Also notable, horizontal:

1037 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=112128810 IE → NL
1004 km http://eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=44519554 NL → IE (within a triple)

EDIT: updated map and data.
Last edited by lmviterbo on Sat Oct 03, 2015 11:45 pm, edited 5 times in total.

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Re: Dead straight lines on hitmaps.

Postby vermeer » Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:38 am

Over a distance of 230 kilometers this hit has a difference of 430 meters from east to west (or v.v.). With my famous Galway to Groningen hit the difference seems to be 5264 meters (north and south). The difference between the Finland and Greece hit of over 2.700 kilometers is only 1762 meters.

Link: http://geo.javawa.nl/coordcalc/


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