[Tagging] How to tag earth walls in a shooting ramge

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Tue Nov 19 21:08:54 UTC 2019


Shooting ranges often have earth walls to separate the individual shooting
"booths".
I see three alternative tagging approaches, but none is satisfactory
1) man_made=dyke (but the wiki says this is only for water)
2) trace the flat top of the earth mounds with a man_made=embankment closed
way - drawback it only traces the top rim, but not the footprint.
3) barrier=retaining_wall - this is frequently used on the shooting ranges
in Swìtzerland, behind the targets. But these are in fact earth walls on
one side and retaining walls on the other.

This is the object that triggers my question:
https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/305768541
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