[Tagging] Tagging a named river bend

Ture Pålsson ture at turepalsson.se
Thu Sep 27 16:38:16 UTC 2018


And again, with a link, this time! =)

https://kso.etjanster.lantmateriet.se/?e=749899&n=7312843&z=9&profile=default_background_noauth <https://kso.etjanster.lantmateriet.se/?e=749899&n=7312843&z=9&profile=default_background_noauth>


> 27 sep. 2018 kl. 18:36 skrev Ture Pålsson <ture at turepalsson.se>:
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>> 27 sep. 2018 kl. 13:03 skrev Yves <yvecai at mailbox.org>:
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>> Place=locality makes sense, I guess the name is also used for the area close to the bend by extension.
>> Locality on a node is always troublesome, and I wonder if anybody uses description=* to describe further the place, here this would be something like description=river bend. 
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> A simple place=locality gives no hint to a renderer that this is a water feature, and I can easily imagine a map style where one wants to do something special with those, like using blue text.
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> Look at this example from northern Sweden, where features in the river (Bredselet, Trångforsen and Vidselet) have lent their names, but in different grammatical form, the the nearby villages/hamlets of Bredsel, Trångfors and Vidsel.
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> (Follow there river and you'll see several other named rapids (-fors) and stretches of smooth water between them (-sel).
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