[Tagging] Help required on tagging a "wadi"
61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 22:24:36 UTC 2016
On 9/5/2016 4:34 AM, Greg Wickham wrote:
> In Saudi Arabia a wadi is a mostly dry riverbed that carries water
> very infrequently (maybe a couple of times year).
> Within most sandy bottomed wadi’s is at least one track (typically 4wd).
> The exact location of the track within the wadi will change due to
> occasional flooding events.
> I’ve read the discussion summary at
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:waterway=wadi> but
> I’m still not clear exactly how to tag this feature?
> It seems:
> - waterway=wadi
> - intermittent=yes
> is ok.
> But how to indicate can be vehicle track?
> Is it ok to mark a track in the “rough” vicinity (i.e.: the track path
> will change between flooding events)?
> Should the wadi “line” be marked in the centre between the edges?
> Would these tags be ok for a: “sandy bottomed wadi; 4wd only"
> waterway = wadi
> intermittent = yes
> highway = track
> tracktype = grade4
> 4wd_only = yes
> surface = unpaved
> Suggestions welcome.
In an ideal world;
the wadi would be a way along the lowest path - where water would first
the track would be a separate way
For less work a mapper would combine these into one way ... that makes
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