[Tagging] Wiki page for natural=mountain_range

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 04:22:29 UTC 2019


On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 at 08:09, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Yes, make 2 separate ways.
>

Thanks!


> I think it’s reasonable to map a mountain range as a linear way when this
> can follow a continuous series of ridge crests. But a mountain range that
> is split in 2 by a valley should be considered 2 local features that share
> a name.
>

Yep, makes sense.


> For this reason, large and complex mountains ranges, like the Rocky
> Mountains, cannot be mapped as a single linear or area feature: they
> consist of many smaller ranges which spread over a wide area, with vague
> boundaries.
>

It's not mapping the entire range as such, but would is_in work here?

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:is%20in?uselang=en-AU

natural=mountain_range
name=Main Range
is_in=Great Dividing Range

Thoughts?

Thanks

Graeme
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