[Tagging] Tagging of State Parks in the US

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Jul 28 23:56:55 UTC 2019

“how can a protected_AREA be anything but an area?”

Right. Please don’t add area=yes to these features.

This tag is only needed for features that can be either a linear feature OR
an area, for example barrier=hedge.

(Mapping large protected areas mapped as closed ways to relations of
type=boundary (or type=multipolygon) is also an effective way of specifying
that they are areas, though again I would not recommend retagging existing

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