[Tagging] Tagging of topographic areas with a name

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 11:58:17 UTC 2013


2013/8/7 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>

> The best way I can think of for drawing oceans, is to put a tag on all
> natural=coastline ways that are bordering it. Something like
> "ocean:name:en=Atlantic ocean".
>
>

If you look closely onto this you'll see that there are not only the oceans
but a whole hierarchy of  names seas and oceans and parts of them, so there
is not only one name per coastline but a lot of them. Dependent on the
scale of your map you'll emphasize different ones and omit others.

Cheers,
Martin
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