[Tagging] wetland=bog, why only "receive their water and nutrients from rainfall"?

David Marchal penegal at live.fr
Mon Jan 25 10:59:12 UTC 2016



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> Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15:59:24 +0000
> From: ajt1047 at gmail.com
> To: tagging at openstreetmap.org; tagging at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Tagging] wetland=bog, why only "receive their water and nutrients from rainfall"?
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> What does "fen" means to you?
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> I've a fairly good idea what I think it means, and I'd never or almost never tag it as a natural feature (though it may have a name, and the natural features within it may have names).

In my current understanding, the main difference is that fens at least partly receive water from groundwater, like springs, flow and streams, while bogs are isolated from groundwater and only get water from rain.

Hope I'm not saying you something stupid here, but, if that can help you… 		 	   		  


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