[Tagging] How to tag small canals?

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Aug 16 13:36:34 UTC 2018



On 16 August 2018 14:15:23 BST, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>There isn’t a universal definition of river, but locally people usually
>know whether a waterway is considered a river or not (in my home area,
>a 3-5 m waterway is usually not considered a river, but you cannot jump
>over it either). There’s a huge difference between a stream of 0,5-1m
>and one of 5m.

In British English usage we have regional names for the category between a stream and a river. Where I come from they are called Brooks, but I am aware of Burns and Becks being used in the North. 

Phil (trigpoint) 
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