[Tagging] Tracing/tagging a stretch of arable land in the desert

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 00:47:33 GMT 2009

2009/11/8 Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>

> Hi,
>    how would you map/tag something like this:
> http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=36.622692,62.518044&spn=0.192881,0.205994&t=k&z=12
> I have already put the road, the railway, and the river on the map in
> OSM (albeit in a rudimentary fashion, and of course without using Google):
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=36.5573501586914&lon=62.5444793701172&zoom=12
> But somehow that doesn't really give a good picture of the reality on
> the ground, does it? And I don't have enough information to tag
> everything as farmland or residential or whatever, the only thing I can
> say is that it's greener there...
you could put the dessert (natural=desert) around to demonstrate that it's
greener where it isn't.

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