[Tagging] Coastal beach definition for mapping.

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 11:48:53 UTC 2018


 Eugene Alvin Villar  wrote:
It seems some mappers go to the extreme opposite and map the coastline
across the mouth of an estuary that is clearly part of the ocean:

Yes, they do this because it's fast and they may have other more pressing
issues to deal with at the moment. It's also non-controversial in the sense
that it's not actually "wrong", it's merely inaccurate. Someone with more
time or motivation can come in later to do it more thoroughly.

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 6:40 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 9:22 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer <
> dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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)
>>
>
> It seems some mappers go to the extreme opposite and map the coastline
> across the mouth of an estuary that is clearly part of the ocean:
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/186710973
>
>
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