[Tagging] Mapping large areas (was natural=????)

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Fri Sep 13 03:47:09 UTC 2013

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> wrote:

> well, wikipedia says: "Deserts generally receive less than 250 millimetres
> (10 in) of rain (precipitation) each year.[1]<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert#cite_note-EG-1>
> Semideserts <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semi-arid_climate> or steppes
> are regions which receive between 250 millimetres (10 in) and 400 to 500
> millimetres (16 to 20 in)." and states that the biggest desert on earth is
> the antarctic desert (quite different setting from what one usually thinks
> about by the term desert, isn't it?)

If everyone locally calls it a desert... then what?  Print out pages from
wikipedia and start arguing :-)?
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