[Tagging] Other missing landform tags

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Fri Apr 19 14:13:32 UTC 2019

For valleys, the tag natural=valley is in use and has a wiki page:

On 4/19/19, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Apr 2019 at 07:29, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Head/headland A comparatively high promontory of land projecting into
>> the sea with a steep face. An un-named head is usually described as a
>> ‘Headland’ when a specific name is assigned, it becomes a ‘Head’.
> Isn't that covered by natural=cape?  For small values of "cape."
> Also missing, but I (re)raised it a few days ago over on the carto git, is
> natural=valley.  In my
> part of the world there are a lot of named valleys.  Some are used (by
> humans) in the same
> way other parts of the world use neighbourhood.  Others are used to
> designate routes on walks.
> Many are labelled on the OS_OpenData_Streetview layer, so the Ordnance
> Survey feels there is
> some value in identifying them because of local usage.  They are
> topographic features that have
> been given names and are used in navigation instructions ("Tina moved to a
> house in Cwm
> Plysgog," "The walk takes you through Cwm Rhew-erwyll [Valley of Frosts]").
> --
> Paul

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