[Tagging] Waterway river vs stream

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Oct 19 18:35:55 UTC 2013


2013/10/19 Jonathan <bigfatfrog67 at gmail.com>

> It seems a river is something that has a source and a mouth (either where
> it joins the sea, lake or a larger river).  So I would say that only
> streams that have been named "River ...." or "The River ..." should ever be
> tagged as a river, everything else is a stream.


+1, this is also how I do it, if it is called "River" its a river,
regardless of any jumping. If it is something else (like a German "Bach",
Italian "torrente"/"ruscello") it's a stream.

cheers,
Martin
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