[Tagging] Coastal beach definition for mapping.

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 13:22:44 UTC 2018



sent from a phone

> On 2. Apr 2018, at 23:40, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Should it continue more or less straight, following the line of the beach, across the mouth of the estuary; or should it follow the estuary / river bank for an undetermined distance inland?


the coastline should represent the limit of the sea, in case of a river flowing in, people look at the level of salt in the water and whether the level of the river is influenced by tides (afaik), for example here you can see a coastline at a “river”:

https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/88960837#map=9/53.6926/9.3947


Cheers,
Martin 
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