[Tagging] Orientation of an adit?

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Fri Mar 10 21:56:52 UTC 2017

This is exactly what I was looking for! And I see the wiki for man_made=adit was updated today to include mention of the direction tag.


> On Mar 10, 2017, at 6:11 AM, Zecke <zecke at historic.place> wrote:
> Please note that www.historic.place displays the orientation of adits. As it can be seen here:
> http://gk.historic.place/historische_objekte/translate/en/index-en.html?zoom=17&lat=49.27361&lon=6.9515&select=n2218896180&pid=KmHaSaHe
> We evaluate the direction tag, Please note that the direction is seen from the underground gallery outwards.
> See also:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:direction
> Regards,
> Carsten
> Am 10.03.2017 um 14:48 schrieb Tod Fitch:
>> There are a number of abandoned adits and mine shafts in an area I’ve done some mapping in. When looking at old USGS topographic maps of the area, I’ve noticed that they used to align their symbol for an adit to show its orientation.

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