[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - sluice_gate

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Mon Jan 3 15:16:27 GMT 2011


On 03/01/2011 11:55, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2011/1/3 Ulf Lamping<ulf.lamping at googlemail.com>:
>> Am 03.01.2011 02:59, schrieb Paul Norman:
>>> I've set up a proposal for sluice_gates, which are typically found on
>>> small
>>> waterways in agricultural areas at
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/sluice_gate
>> What's the difference to waterway=weir?
>>
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:waterway%3Dweir
> ...while a sluice gate is used for
> ships to navigate in rivers/canals with different levels (it is part
> of "steps for ships").

Those are called locks:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lock_%28water_transport%29





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