[Tagging] cleanup of the key natural

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 14:29:42 UTC 2014

2014-10-17 15:49 GMT+02:00 Friedrich Volkmann <bsd at volki.at>:

> Let's rename "mountain related" to "landforms" and move "glacier" to "water
> related", and everything is fine.

a cave entrance isn't a landform. The issues with "vegetation related"
would persist. Wikipedia says about landforms: "A *landform* is a
geomorphological <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geomorphology> unit, and is
largely defined by its surface form and location in the landscape. As part
of the terrain <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrain>, a landform is an
element of topography <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topography>. Landform
elements also include land <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land> such as hills
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill>, mountains
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain>, plateaus
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plateau>, canyons
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canyon>, valleys
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley>, seascape
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seascape> and oceanic waterbody
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterbody> interface features such as bays
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay>, peninsulas
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peninsula>, seas
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea> and so forth".

If we did what you propose it would still be arbitrarily divided as there
would be landforms in "vegetation related" and landforms in "water

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