[Tagging] Active volcanoes
osm at imagico.de
Fri Jan 24 15:13:29 UTC 2020
On Friday 24 January 2020, Cascafico Giovanni wrote:
> So "active" is ment in geological time... rather wide for OSM :-)
No, the tag does not have a consistent meaning, it simply means some
mapper has at some point subjectively considered this feature to be an
> How to tag its recent activity, ie for touristic purposes?
OSM in general does not map historic features or events. You should map
what is at present verifiable to observe. If there are fumarolic
activites, hot springs etc. you can map these using appropriate tags
(geological=volcanic_fumarole, natural=hot_spring etc.).
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