There is an annoying green background feature displayed in the Georgia, USA OpenStreetMap data that doesn't appear in other adjacent states. See:


The green background is rather overwhelming and obscures other critical map data for my needs. Has anyone encountered this and found a solution to turning off the "green layer"?

  • it looks like Georgia has more woods/forrest than the other states - or may be it's peach trees? – Ian Turton Apr 22 '15 at 14:54
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    that probably means it was imported from a State database. – Ian Turton Apr 22 '15 at 14:55
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    Looks to me like the forest layer has been incorrectly placed on another feature layer for Georgia. When I turn off "forest" features in Mapnik, the green background remains. I will try investigating the shapefiles in QGIS to get more hints. – mmccullo Apr 22 '15 at 15:13
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    it is not tagged as forest, but natural=wood. You can test it using the JOSM editor. – AndreJ Apr 22 '15 at 18:17
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    It's probably because that landuse is imported for this state and not for the surrounding states. You see the same in Pennsylvania – escada Apr 23 '15 at 5:02

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