[Tagging] Topographic place names

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Tue Dec 10 14:39:39 UTC 2013

On Dec 10, 2013, at 3:03 AM, Andrew Errington wrote:
> Yes please!  I just added some hiking trails and had a named spur[1] that I 
> wanted to record.  I used place=locality, but it seems wrong for the same 
> reasons you give.  I'd suggest that since we have natural=peak, and 
> natural=saddle we should have natural=spur.  natural=ridge, if it's not 
> already used, should be for ridges.  Perhaps we could also have 
> natural=feature for a general named 'thing' that is visible and well known.  
> Could be any sort of rock, outcrop, fissure etc.
> A
> [1] http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/35.7236/128.0624&layers=C

For what it is worth, someone (not me) has defined at least one natural=ridge in an area I visit:



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