[Tagging] New tag proposal: 'addr=milestone'

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 1 07:01:06 UTC 2019

On 2019-10-01 08:18, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> Hi Jorge,
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 08:15:37PM -0600, Jorge Aguirre wrote: 
>> Throughouthe entire Latin American region and some other parts of
>> the world, it is quite common to find the kilometer (Km.) information,
>> as may be found on the "highway:milestone", as part of the actual
>> addresses. Mostly used in suburban and rural areas, which may usually
>> not even have any visible references or even house numbers, the use of
>> the milestone is widely utilized to find an address in these regions.
> We have such addresses in Germany too. They are pretty rare though.
> sometimes really rural mobile masts or copper distribution
> street cabinets and stuff carry addresses like this.

I may be mistaken but I seem to remember mile markers being used in
rural areas of the USA to indicate linear position along a main road.
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