[Tagging] How to tag named group of named water areas?

Christoph Hormann osm at imagico.de
Mon Oct 8 10:46:00 UTC 2018

On Monday 08 October 2018, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> these are not actually groups of lakes, they are names for geographic
> regions that also refer to lakes in their names (but cover more than
> just the water areas). They are like the black forest, which is not a
> forest, it is a geographic area where a lot of terrain is covered by
> forests and where the name refers to trees, but which also comprises
> other kinds of landuses and landcover.

Well - you could also say 'The Canary Islands' is the name of a 
geographic region and not an archipelago.  The point here is 
verifiability of the geometry, not semantic nuances.

Christoph Hormann

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