US Census Bureau Mapping

US Census Bureau Map of home. Decipher it:

I see
lat - latitude
lon - longitude
iht - image height
iwd - image width
ht - height (degrees)
wid - width (degrees)

haha! figured out the ht and wid tags.

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Andrew Turner is an advocate of open standards and open data. He is actively involved in many organizations developing and supporting open standards, including OpenStreetMap, Open Geospatial Consortium, Open Web Foundation, OSGeo, and the World Wide Web Consortium. He co-founded CrisisCommons, a community of volunteers that, in coordination with government agencies and disaster response groups, build technology tools to help people in need during and after a crisis such as an earthquake, tsunami, tornado, hurricane, flood, or wildfire.