[Tagging] Verifiability wiki page: "Geometry" section added

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 05:21:11 UTC 2019


I would guess that they could be:
Austinville -  place=hamlet
Springbrook - place=village

On 4/29/19, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 at 06:23, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I cannot imagine houses that are several kilometers away being part of a
>> hamlet, in a settlement sense. Can you give an example please, maybe this
>> can occur in very low density areas?
>>
>
> I mentioned these the other week in discussions about place=locality.
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4313816641 is the area known as
> Austinville, which is spread out over ~20 sq km along Austinville Rd &
> surrounding area, & has a population of ~360. There is no "town centre" as
> such - no shop, no service station, no pub, no church which are the usual
> defining features. The only similar thing is the Community Hall. The area
> is currently listed in OSM as place=locality, should it be a hamlet, either
> as a node or an area?
>
> Springbrook
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4316622215#map=15/-28.2069/153.2700 has
> a population of ~600 & is the plateau on top of Springbrook Mountain. It
> has a general store, State (Primary) School, a pub & a few cafes, but, once
> again, no real "centre". It's also a place=locality, so should it be a
> hamlet?
>
> Thanks
>
> Graeme
>



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