Good day, I did a quick search on the topics and didn't find anything related to cemeteries, but a recent visit to a family plot several hundred miles away made me think that this might be an ideal application for Plus Codes.
Many older cemeteries have only part-time caretakers at best and it can be difficult for people to locate graves. Even if there is a location, such as Row X, Plot Y in Section Z, the markers for the areas might be long gone on illegible. The benefit I see of Plus Codes is the scale; the smallest grid reference is about the size of a plot and even if it doesn't line up exactly, it definitely gets you within a meter or two. If an accurate diagram of the plots already exists, it should be relatively easy to simply overlay the Plus Code grid on top and assign the plots to the nearest grid. In the case of older or less organized cemeteries, then a survey on foot would probably be the best option. Here in South Carolina there are plenty of small, mostly abandoned, family plots. Having this information would be a boon to relatives or genealogists. Is anybody aware of any applications along these lines, or does anyone have any thoughts on how to best implement it? Regards, George -- Public site: http://www.openlocationcode.com/ Github project: https://github.com/google/open-location-code Demo site: http://plus.codes/ --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Plus Codes Community Forum" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to open-location-code+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web, visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/open-location-code/697b3580-3296-4d62-a0c6-bde619784c5b%40googlegroups.com.