[Tagging] Wind turbines: big and small

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 7 16:19:00 UTC 2013

On 07.10.2013 15:12, Janko Mihelić wrote:
> 2013/10/7 Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com <mailto:danstowell+osm at gmail.com>>
>     (This
>     implies that tagging the height could be a solution... might be a bit
>     tricky to get correct height data though...)
> What if the wind turbine is on the roof of a building
> <https://www.google.hr/search?q=wind+turbine+on+the+roof>? That would
> still be high (because we tag height from the ground, not just the
> height of the wind turbine). Actually, all small wind turbines are
> usually high <https://www.google.hr/search?q=small+wind+turbine>.

Please note, we have ele=* for elevation (ground level) and height=*
(height of the object). So tagging a turbine on the roof you would have
ele="elevation of building + height of building" and height would be
little more than the diametre I guess.


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