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

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 08:47:44 UTC 2019

Am Di., 19. Nov. 2019 um 22:11 Uhr schrieb Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com

> 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.

Of these, I would use embankment (or cutting if it is a cutting). retaining
wall is not appropriate if there isn't a retaining wall, obviously, and
dyke seems off as well if it has not a water regulating function.

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