[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (natural=rock)

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Wed Jul 10 20:58:15 UTC 2013

On 10.07.2013 14:04, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> what about natural=boulder for a remarkable rock?

A boulder is a loose single rock fragment. That's what the tag natural=stone 
is for.

> I would also be fine with natural=rock like it is suggested by you.

Great. :-)

> Completely agree that natural=rock for rock covered areas doesn't fit
> well in the tagging scheme (it is not a topographical feature o
> type/class of terrain but a physical description), better use
> landcover or surface instead of the natural key for these.

I am not sure about this, because there's also natural=water, natural=sand etc.
But anyway... we came to the same conclusion that we better use another tag 
for rock covered areas.

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