[Tagging] Groups of islands, how to tag?

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 14:41:53 GMT 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 2:30 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/11/19 Richard Mann <richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com>:
> "An island is any piece of land that is completely surrounded by water
> and isolated from other significant landmasses."

That definition is correct - for single islands. "piece" should
probably be changed to "piece (or group of pieces)" to make it work
for archipelagos, and fit with the general intention of the key (to
determine what priority should be given to labels)


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