[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - natural=bare_rock
johan.j at goteborg.cc
Sun Jan 30 13:49:24 GMT 2011
Johan JÃ¶nsson <johan.j at ...> writes:
> This is an old proposal, that have been discussed before.
> It lead to a rewriting
> and instead of natural=rock it is proposed natural=bare_rock.
> It is supposed to be a tag for land cover.
A summary so far.
There seem to be a need for a tag for areas of solid rock, bedrock,
with visible rock surface. bare_rock could be used.
It is then obvious that there also is a need for areas covered by loose rocks.
The naming of the popular natural=scree suggest a particulate definition of
a slope with rubble of different sizes. More distinct tags needed or a general
There have been a vivid discussion, one idea is to use natural=* for special
named features, like scree, but use a land_cover=* for general tagging of the
nature of an area.
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