[Tagging] mast / tower / communication_tower (again)

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 23:58:02 UTC 2018


On Tue, 2 Oct 2018 at 07:16, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Then you get other "fuzzy" ones :-), such as this one that I found yesterday:
> https://www.google.com/maps/@-28.2142429,152.8674011,3a,75y,325.73h,113.86t/data=!3m8!1e1!3m6!1sAF1QipPfNNEI5kmxC-HEqvkJfk2U3sHvxt_CijvrDU1R!2e10!3e11!6shttps:%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipPfNNEI5kmxC-HEqvkJfk2U3sHvxt_CijvrDU1R%3Dw203-h100-k-no-pi-0-ya275.80704-ro0-fo100!7i7168!8i3584
>
> I was in this area last week & went in yesterday to check & if necessary update some map features. I found that this tower is currently mapped as a water_tower https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/740880328#map=19/-28.21438/152.86816. Well, yes, it is as it has a water tank on top, but it also supports various mobile phone & TV antennae, so what should it be?

I would map it based on the primary purpose, which is a water tower.
If it has mobile phone antennas attached you can map these with
"communication:mobile_phone=yes" (I do this where you have a building
with a mobile phone antenna on the roof).



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