[Tagging] Hiking trail marker

Dave Sutter sutter at intransix.com
Tue Oct 2 02:09:18 BST 2012

I found this tag proposal for milestone, which has been abandoned.
However, there is a long discussion on it and it might give you some
ideas. (I didn't read the whole thing. :-( ) I think the idea
discussed here fits with what you are tagging.


On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:40 PM, Andrew Errington <erringtona at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> How should I tag this?  It is a trail marker on a hiking trail in Korea.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Geochang_scribe#What.27s_this.3F
> There are several of them, at various points on each trail.  The purpose is to
> indicate where you are on the trail, and also when requesting help due to
> accidents or other incidents to report your location to rescuers.
> It's probably related to tourism=information, information=guidepost, but it's
> not quite the same (and we do have conventional signposts here).  I'd almost
> be inclined to invent something like information=trail_marker, but does
> anyone have similar marker posts in other countries?  How are they tagged?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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