[Tagging] Feature Proposal – RFC – natural=peninsula (Was: Feature Proposal – RFC – place=peninsula)

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 00:42:04 UTC 2019


Other big peninsulas: Yucatán (in Mexico), Baja California,
Patagonia(Argentina/Chile), Iberia (Spain and Portugal), the Malay
peninsula (southern Thailand and Malaysia), and Korea.

Most of Arabia could be considered a very large peninsula as well.

Certainly these are different than the node that defines the end of a cape
or headland or point, though it can be harder to define the landward limit
of a peninsula.

I’d suggest encouraging mappers to use a node in the center of a large
peninsula, as is done for continents and seas, rather than trying to map it
as an area.
On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 8:47 AM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> sent from a phone
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> On 2. Jan 2019, at 00:14, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com> wrote:
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> The state of Florida is a peninsula as is India, at least by someone's
> definition.
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> also a significant part of Italy:
> https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_Peninsula
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> Cheers, Martin
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