[Tagging] Topographic place names

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Sat Dec 14 16:16:39 UTC 2013


On 12.12.2013 21:52, Steve Bennett wrote:
> It'd be a way, not a node. And maybe there are strong guidelines
> somewhere for defining its exact location?

You could also use an area and construct a word shape as illustrated in
this featured image:
http://wiki.osm.org/File:Maxbe-stubaier-beschriftung_en.png

Here's the map as a whole:
http://geo.dianacht.de/topo/?zoom=10&lat=46.947&lon=11.09077

I can't tell how well it would work (and whether the current tagging of
those mountain range areas is the best choice) but the resulting map
looks nice.

Tobias



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