I need a curator's help

Hello and thanks in advance for any help.

I am trying to create a “place” with a KML file that is slightly larger than 1MB. Reading the input page I learned that curators have a 5 MB limit, while normal participants like me have a 1 MB file size limit for places. Any help is welcome.

Pete

If the boundary is only complex you can use these to reduce the file size.

Reduce decimal places, strips file down: https://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2016/03/making-kml-files-smaller-reducing-precision.html
Use the simplify tab to simplify geometry until it starts changing noticeably but no further: https://mapshaper.org/

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Yes, I would suggest creating a simpler kml file as mentioned above. Complex places put a strain on iNat’s resources, so this is the reason for the size restriction for the place files.

That work perfectly, shrank the file by half.

Thanks

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