Very cool project. Do you know how many lakes are there in other European countries (or website/datasets)?
It is for this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Emijrp/All_human_knowledge#Lakes 2013/5/16 Anders Wennersten <m...@anderswennersten.se> > A new major botgenerating effort is now under way on sv:wp. All lakes > (30000, all down to ones of pondsizes with no name) is now produced based > on lake data from Swedish metereology institute and all lake environment > data from a newly set up authority demanded by EU, in order to register and > track all data of lakes in all Europe. > > The articles are generated by AWB and with some manual effort to take care > of text in existing articles and a major effort taking care of all with the > same name (Little lake, Black lake etc) > > Examples > http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/%**C3%96ren,_Sm%C3%A5land<http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96ren,_Sm%C3%A5land> > http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/**Bunn <http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunn> > > Also on maps from Google or Bing you can localize all lakes if you do not > know the name (and for the ones missing name) > https://maps.google.com/maps?**q=http://toolserver.org/~para/** > cgi-bin/kmlexport%3Fproject%**3Dsv%26article%3DKategori%** > 253AInsj%2525C3%2525B6ar_i_J%**2525C3%2525B6nk%2525C3%**2525B6pings_kommun<https://maps.google.com/maps?q=http://toolserver.org/~para/cgi-bin/kmlexport%3Fproject%3Dsv%26article%3DKategori%253AInsj%2525C3%2525B6ar_i_J%2525C3%2525B6nk%2525C3%2525B6pings_kommun> > or > http://www.bing.com/maps/?**mapurl=http%3A%2F%** > 2Ftoolserver.org%2F%7Epara%**2Fcgi-bin%2Fkmlexport%** > 3Fproject%3Dsv%26article%**3DKategori%253AInsj%2525C3%** > 2525B6ar_i_J%2525C3%2525B6nk%**2525C3%2525B6pings_kommun<http://www.bing.com/maps/?mapurl=http%3A%2F%2Ftoolserver.org%2F%7Epara%2Fcgi-bin%2Fkmlexport%3Fproject%3Dsv%26article%3DKategori%253AInsj%2525C3%2525B6ar_i_J%2525C3%2525B6nk%2525C3%2525B6pings_kommun> > > As you can see the text is substantial around 5000 characters and even > thing like fisharts in the lakes are generated from databases. > > We are now starting to contemplate to put these type of basedata in > Wikidata (we are experimenting with this for some adm units), and to > generate the articles from that as a base instead of from database > extracted from the authorities and put on personal PCs > > We have excellent relations with involved authorities that are really > happy with the result, and we are now being approached by other authorites > who wants to follow and get their data from theirs databases used to > generate qualified Wp articles (like all runestones, all archaeological > excavations sites, all artworks placed on official grounds etc) > > Are there any other effort like this going on, especially if any one come > further in establish links from authorities databased to wikidata? > > Anders > > > > ______________________________**_________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com.**org <Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org> > Unsubscribe: > https://lists.wikimedia.org/**mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l<https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l