[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Coastline-River transit placement

Christoph Hormann chris_hormann at gmx.de
Sun Mar 30 09:24:01 UTC 2014

On Sunday 30 March 2014, Eugene Alvin Villar wrote:
> The Rio de la Plata example on the wiki page is pretty weird.

Well -the Rio de la Plata example is definitely the largest, but not the 
weirdest since the coastline there is placed at the outer limit of the 
estuary.  In case of the Northern Dvina OTOH the limit is fully 

> At lower zoom levels, Buenos Aires and Montevideo become
> "landlocked". Now this may just be a rendering issue, but if these
> two capitals are considered coastal cities, then they should be next
> to the coastline instead of the coastline matching the UNCLOS
> baseline.

Under the proposed rules an argument could be made for placing the 
coastline near Montevideo.  Buenos Aires could well be considered to be 
located at the river rather than the coast although the transit could 
also be placed further upstream of course.

Christoph Hormann

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