[Tagging] Using multipolygons to map bays in Alaska

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 00:26:42 UTC 2018


Following with interest (& I've got to say, that with my admittedly limited
knowledge, that I agree with Dave, Kevin & Daniel's interpretation of how
to do it).

On Sat, 17 Nov 2018 at 09:48, Daniel Koć <daniel at koć.pl> wrote:

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> That is also why the coastline is never fully verifiable, but I would be
> against solving it by using a node instead of a conventional straight
> line - visible for example on La Plata estuary up to z7:
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> https://www.openstreetmap.org/query?lat=-36.29153&lon=-56.77843#map=7/-35.782/-55.684


With regard to the River Plate, when you look at how it's been mapped as a
multipolygon https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/3474227, why is the
name shown where it is? I would have thought that with everything being
"equal", the name would have been pretty well on a straight line between La
Plata & Montevideo, & on a N - S line between the final A in Nueva Helveci
*a* & the left hand angle in the international maritime border?

& I'll also add that if I'd done the amount of work that Daniel or Rober
had, then someone came along, said "I don't agree with the way you've done
that", & deleted it all, then I'd be extremely cheesed off! :-(

Thanks

Graeme


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