[Tagging] Coastline for rivers, estuaries and mangroves?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 22:23:03 UTC 2018

On Fri, 7 Sep 2018 at 21:35, Christoph Hormann <osm at imagico.de> wrote:

> This only applies for the seaward continuation of a river, for a tidal
> channel without any significant freshwater inflow waterway=river would
> be wrong - like here:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/401730961
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/401730966
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/570038402

Thanks for clarifying things Christoph

Question for you though in regard to these "non-rivers"?

Are these channels permanent or do they move as tidal runoff changes?

& they appear to be named? At least 570038402 is marked as "Rute", running
through "Ruteplate". My translate has failed me as all it comes up with for
Rute is rod, stick, cane & similar which doesn't make any sense for a
waterway? Is there another meaning for Rute, or is it possibly a local


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